Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1278277

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: October 22, 2020
Submitted by: KenL
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on Canna.
Status: Stray
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: October 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia