Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1286157

White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens

Observation date: February 12, 2021
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe (Dennis Allen)
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Dennis and Wendy Allen
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: February 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.