Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 928909

Arogos Skipper
Atrytone arogos

Observation date: August 23, 2013
Submitted by: Jeff Trahan
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Habitat in the area where this skipper was found: longleaf pine flatwood savanna, slash pine – pond cypress woodlands and bayhead swamp. The area is very wet with plenty of pitcher plants. Bluestem grass appears to be present. The skippers were nectaring on liatris and Balduina uniflora (a plant found in wet pinelands).
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 14, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, St. Tammany Parish