Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1275960

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: September 26, 2020
Submitted by: pauhana
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in my home garden feeding on Mexican Sunflower
Status: Unknown
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: November 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Davidson County