Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1321870

Mangrove Skipper
Phocides pigmalion

Observation date: April 03, 2022
Submitted by: John Serrao
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mangrove Skipper basking on new leaves of Hackberry tree along Turtle Mound Trail boardwalk in Canaveral national Seashore, New Smyrna, Florida, USA -- very rare sighting this far north. Also, a Snout Butterfly was nearby -- also rare in this area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: April 06, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Volusia County