Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 943274

Arizona Powdered Skipper
Systasea zampa

Observation date: January 25, 2014
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: While walking in Box Canyon at Anzo Borrego State Park on Saturday found this butterfly that we had never seen before. It was partially cloudy and about 75 degrees at about 1:30pm. Butterfly did not want to hang around for long but did get a few quick pictures before it took off.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 28, 2014
Coordinator notes: Texas Powdered Skipper is not known from California.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County