Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 854292

Yucca Giant-Skipper
Megathymus yuccae

Observation date: April 27, 2013
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Single individual in a large dry meadow near a flowing creek; warm sunny day. Tentatively identified earlier in the morning, the same individual was seen well in mid-afternoon.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 29, 2013
Coordinator notes: very cool indeed. you're on a roll!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County