Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1280527

Brazilian Skipper
Calpodes ethlius

Observation date: October 21, 2020
Submitted by: Promando
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sighted in my garden on Porterweed
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: December 03, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Galveston County