Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 928044

Yehl Skipper
Poanes yehl

Observation date: September 05, 2013
Submitted by: Kimberly Mrozinski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sighted at around 5:30. Weather was warm, clear and humid. Small...wingspan approximately 1.5". Very active...flitted back and forth between a shaded area with chrysanthemums and joe pye weed. Came to rest on joe pye weed leaf (pictured). Never opened its wings to get a dorsal shot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: September 10, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.