Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1194505

Double-dotted Skipper
Decinea percosius

Observation date: November 04, 2018
Date notes: Part of butterfly tour, led by Linda Cooper. A target species, which had been previously reported by a knowledgeable resident of the property.
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Other possible species that this bug fits are: Twin-spotted and Yehl, but their flight times are earlier and their ranges further up the coast. Only the Double-dotted is a LRGV species. Also, the Yehl's ventral side is generally more reddish in colour.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: November 21, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County