Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1254317

Columbian Skipper
Hesperia columbia

Observation date: June 14, 2020
Submitted by: Lisahug
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: sorry I couldn't get an upperwing. on serpentine area. physical appearance best fits "tildeni" but given the variability of these things and my lack of experience, I'm puzzled. 80s, sunny, almost no other butterflies in area. habitat shot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 18, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is a whole lot better than a Hesperia Colorado. Good going. These often occur on serpentine on hilltops and females are almost never seen. Without seeing the upperside, I can tell the sex-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Sonoma County