Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1315615

California Giant-Skipper
Agathymus stephensi

Observation date: October 07, 2021
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Road side Anza Borrego Desert, Afternoon sunny, windy. Lots of species in just a few areas even some strays, Variegated frit. Mexican Yellow, and Many Snout. most areas very dry but most species we have seen along with California Giant, most years C. giant is almost solo. pockets of good rain amounts made it a very fun day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 31, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County