Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1278278

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: October 15, 2020
Submitted by: KenL
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on Lantana.
Status: Resident
Verified by: drerbium
Verified date: December 31, 2020
Coordinator notes: Difficult to be sure from 1 view but seems correct.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia