Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 930436

Yehl Skipper
Poanes yehl

Observation date: September 20, 2013
Submitted by: Kimberly Mrozinski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sighted a couple of these throughout the day. Mostly sunny with temps in the mid 80's. Very active during earlier part of the day nectaring on zinnia, marigold, dianthus, buddleia, and russian sage(pictured). Later part of the day (towards 3:30)they were less active and basked in shaded areas. In the dorsal view it is basking on a pineapple sage leaf.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: September 22, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.