Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1332506

Draco Skipper
Polites draco

Observation date: July 12, 2022
Submitted by: Cascade Colors
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: This is the Draco Skipper. The doubled spot with the point is diagnostic. The spots on either the Nevada or Colorado (Western Branded) Skipper (Hesperia nevada and Hesperia colorado) are silvery which Draco has white or creamy colored spots on the underside of the hindwings. Again...Summit or Clear Creek County? Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Summit County