Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1203987

Short-tailed Skipper
Zestusa dorus

Observation date: April 28, 2019
Submitted by: Christian.Nunes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Three individuals were visiting the wet soil at the terminus of an intermittent creek to collect minerals. This small creek flowed over a granitic rock and then disappeared underground. The Z. dorus were joined by several Erynnis telemachus at this same spot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 24, 2019
Coordinator notes: Yes Christian - confirmed earlier - nice observation. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado