Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1211269

Viereck's Skipper
Atrytonopsis vierecki

Observation date: June 08, 2019
Submitted by: Christian.Nunes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Multiple Viereck's chasing each other around in this area. I tallied 10 in about a half-mile of walking a two-track. Generally near the top of a ridge, but most of them were below the summit.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 21, 2019
Coordinator notes: Correct....generally you don't see numbers of these at any one place....Mike PS Again, if successive sightings are from the same place and the same or essentially the same date, I will reject only for that reason. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Las Animas County