Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1274705

Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus

Observation date: September 12, 2020
Submitted by: Debo Boddiford
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sidney Road
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: September 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Candler County