Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 745984

Dusky Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes alternata

Observation date: April 21, 2012
Date notes: mid-April 2012
Submitted by: MSEcologist
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this after a controlled burn at the De Soto National Forest. It looks similar to many of the Roadside-skippers, but I couldn't narrow it down to one. It was resting on a Smilax vine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rickypatterson
Verified date: December 07, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Mississippi, Jones County