Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 930838

Desert Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus philetas

Observation date: September 22, 2013
Submitted by: Redheart Canyonlands
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cool sunny day
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 23, 2013
Coordinator notes: The suggested id of Desert Checkered Skipper is correct. The marginal and submarginal rows of spots on the hindwings are small and close to the same size, which indicates this species.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bandera County