Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 551369

Ursine Giant-Skipper
Megathymus ursus

Observation date: June 18, 2011
Date notes: Seen on June 11 and June 18, 2011
Submitted by: choyt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual was observed two weekends in a row hilltopping. Was flying rapidly around the perimeter of the hill. Would then land for a minute or two and take flight again. Hill (elevation 5,200 ft.) has several Yucca torreyi on it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: August 15, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States