Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1226449

Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus

Observation date: August 17, 2019
Date notes: Partly cloudy 84F
Submitted by: KatDotB
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: She definitely likes the yellow marigolds! This is a suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: August 17, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, St. Louis County