Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1253605

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: June 14, 2020
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Jim Springer of NABA saw 1 in our yard last year but this was a 1st in our yard for us.
Status: Stray
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: June 15, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, McIntosh County