Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 962946

Pepper and Salt Skipper
Amblyscirtes hegon

Observation date: May 07, 2014
Submitted by: CA Ivy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Small roadside skipper basking by Zebras. Appears to be a Salt and Pepper based upon extensive spot pattern above and brown below. Bell's which is similar is much darker below.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 07, 2014
Coordinator notes: Based on the following photos, I agree this is a Pepper and Salt Skipper, Amblyscirtes hegon. SAT http://butterfliesofamerica.com/amblyscirtes_hegon_live1.htm
Checklist region(s): United States, Arkansas, Johnson County