Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1260853

Umber Skipper
Poanes melane

Observation date: July 16, 2020
Submitted by: Zencoyote
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Videoed this flier hanging out in the thistle blossoms along the edge of an intermittent stream. Many other fliers in the area, including Cabbage Whites, Orange & Cloudless Sulfurs, Blues, & Buckeyes. Other Skippers also flying today. Cooler with a strong breeze, but very clear at midday.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County