Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1258830

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: July 07, 2020
Submitted by: AJ Trently
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Photographed from boat; a single Brazilian skipper was observed nectaring on buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) flowers; Habitat- fringe wetland adjacent to open water, bottomland hardwood forest, and swamp
Status: Unknown
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: July 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is the first Lauderdale County record for this species in the BAMONA database. This is the 52nd species of butterfly documented in Lauderdale.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Lauderdale County