Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227637

Western Branded Skipper
Hesperia colorado

Observation date: August 05, 2019
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: December 23, 2019
Coordinator notes: Another Western Branded Skipper Nancy, has a very complete macular band on the hindwing. The Nevada skipper flies earlier in the year (mostly June) in the sagebrush area. These spots on H. nevada are usually more jagged looking. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Gunnison County