Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1262259

Taxiles Skipper
Poanes taxiles

Observation date: July 19, 2020
Submitted by: eddysfo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: many of these small skippers using the thistle as a place to engage in other behaviors other than eating.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 12, 2020
Coordinator notes: Your ID is correct. The scientific genus name for taxiles has been changed from Poanes to Lon. You submited this sighting twice so I've deleted the submission ending #260. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Arapahoe County