Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1271969

Western Branded Skipper
Hesperia colorado

Observation date: August 23, 2020
Submitted by: paulselden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On Gayfeather (Liatris punctata)
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 18, 2020
Coordinator notes: Your suggested ID is correct....Western Branded Skipper (subspecies ochracea). Liatris is a great nectar attractant for many skippers. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Jefferson County