Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1368119

Arachne Checkerspot
Poladryas arachne

Observation date: July 18, 2023
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We were looking for Mountain-checkered Skipper and found this along with Riding's Satyrs, both butterflies we had only seen once previously!
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 09, 2023
Coordinator notes: Correct ID...you were too late to find the Mountain Checkered Skipper (P. xanthus). This is a good spot for it but in late May to early June. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Park County