Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 936353

California Giant-Skipper
Agathymus stephensi

Observation date: September 29, 2013
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly never moved, even when taking photos almost touching it. Mid day low to mid nineties. Heavy summer rains proceeded this hatch buy about a month or two. some areas got over 4 inches causing flash floods.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 06, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County