Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1260518

Guava Skipper
Phocides polybius

Observation date: July 14, 2020
Submitted by: gersontun
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Had never seen this one before today, it was eating from the nectar of some flowers, it spend about 3+ hours in my garden, it was a sunny day. Butterflies usually come to my garden between 10am to 3pm, specially when the sun is bright.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Doug Taron
Verified date: June 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Guatemala