Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1242905

Common Branded Skipper
Hesperia comma

Observation date: July 15, 2010
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: fresh male
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: February 23, 2020
Coordinator notes: comma and pahaska can be hard to separate, especially if on a hilltop, but this is between broods for pahaska, and at the early part of flight period for comma.
Checklist region(s): Union County, New Mexico, United States