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Common Checkered-Skipper

Pyrgus communis

Description:

The Common Checkered-Skipper is a unique looking butterfly. This skipper is blackish gray with fawn highlights and a variety of white spots including a row of large rectangular checkers through both wings.

Habitat:

This species is found in a variety of disturbed habitats, including roadsides, gardens, railroad rights-of-way, and farmyards where its host plants, mallows, are found.

2 Comments

LeahFerneReed
LeahFerneReed 9 years ago

Thanks KarenL...you figured it out XD

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Nice series Leah!

LeahFerneReed
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LeahFerneReed

Sacramento, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 6, 2012
Submitted on Jun 6, 2012

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