Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1279466

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus ruralis

Observation date: June 30, 2020
Date notes: I had a borrowed camera which did not have the time set correctly, but I found this moth in the late afternoon.
Submitted by: Pam Piombino
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a sunny, warm day. Calm winds, 77*F. This Pyrgus was puddling alongside a dirt road with a slow trickle of water from the adjoining hillside. There was one other of the same species as well.
Status: Resident
Verified by: azukoff
Verified date: November 23, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): Colorado, United States