Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1249246

Cobweb Skipper
Hesperia metea

Observation date: May 20, 2020
Submitted by: Ed Rothwell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several individuals flying low in the grass and stopping to nectar at bird's foot violet in the Newaygo Prairie Nature Sanctuary, just south of E 56th Street. It was difficult to tell how many individuals were present -- four are shown here. Clear skies, 72F, and breezy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 21, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Newaygo County