Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1266110

Western Branded Skipper
Hesperia colorado

Observation date: August 04, 2020
Submitted by: Harry Forbes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on flowers at 9560 feet in elevation in a mountain meadow. Sunny and pleasant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 17, 2020
Coordinator notes: A nice, newly emerged male of the Western Branded Skipper as you suggested.....subspecies ochracea. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Park County