Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 986765

Russet Skipperling
Piruna pirus

Observation date: July 04, 2014
Submitted by: lhinderlider
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This appeared a little larger than the skippers I usually see around here. I found 2 or 3 of them on the same flower. El Dorado Canyon Trail, about 6,800 ft. Grassy, rocky, somewhat arid area where these flowers grow.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 31, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County