Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1279055

Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus

Observation date: November 04, 2020
Submitted by: Michael Weisensee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: November 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Sarasota County