Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1276488

Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus

Observation date: September 13, 2020
Submitted by: little coon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on a fence line engulfed with wildflowers
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: October 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.