Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 714529

Umber Skipper
Poanes melane

Observation date: May 30, 2012
Submitted by: k9nicci
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was resting near a young banana pup. I'd love to know, what kind of moth/butterfly this is. I do have higher resolution photos, if needed. Thanks, Nicole (k9nicci@gmail.com)
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 05, 2019
Coordinator notes: This is a butterfly in the skipper family, not a moth. Please send to a butterfly identifier. Thanks, Kelly Ironically, I was talking to Kelly, the moth guy 2 days ago. I'm the current butterfly guy-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Orange County, California, United States