Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1309937

Sandhill Skipper
Polites sabuleti

Observation date: August 29, 2021
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched on Salt Grass at Lobo Canyon Beach on North shore of Santa Rosa Island. Likely that this is the island subspecies Channelensis. Partly cloudy and windy day in the 70’s F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 31, 2021
Coordinator notes: Yes, channelensis, and the first verified summer record I have-Ken Davenport