Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1198129

California Giant-Skipper
Agathymus stephensi

Observation date: October 13, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In Sheltered Canyon, Box Canyon off S-2 HWY San Diego County Ca. California State Park Anza Borrego Desert Very Warm in summer These were in Recesses in rock wall also at minerals from recent rains. we saw at least 20+ in the area Below marker and to the South west down stream in wash. I think we saw all males? few other butterflies as light monsoons this summer not many species were out!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 15, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County