Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1189462

Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus communis

Observation date: September 14, 2017
Submitted by: Anne Wills
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, 80 degrees, light breeze; it had rained the night before. The butterfly was moving among leaves and stems in a patch of brush, not seeming in a hurry, about two feet above ground. Nearby were soybean fields, flooded in some parts, a barn with cows, goldenrod, bindweed/morning glories, multiflora rose, autumn olive, wingstem, mixed grasses.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 08, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Mason County, West Virginia, United States