Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1265453

Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus

Observation date: July 27, 2020
Submitted by: Bluefox122
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: observed in Huntington beach state park on very hot humid summer day
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: August 03, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Carolina