Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1302207

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus ruralis

Observation date: July 21, 2021
Submitted by: Cascade Colors
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Around 10,000 ft elevation, so towards the max of its range, if my suggested i.d. is correct.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: Your suggested ID is correct. This is a very worn male...at the end of the flight period. Not a skipper that is commonly observed. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Clear Creek County