Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1188923

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: September 22, 2018
Submitted by: webielenberg
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed two skippers feeding on thistle, one was a Clouded skipper and the other was noticeably larger
Status: Unknown
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: September 23, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is the first Blount County record for this species in the BAMONA database, and the fifth for the state of Tennessee. This is the 97th species of butterfly documented in Blount.
Checklist region(s): Blount County, United States, Tennessee