Pyrgus oileus

Tropical Checkered Skipper

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by Matt Rowlings

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Atascosa Mts, AZ, April 2015

Field notes and information

ARIZONA April 2015: We saw very few individuals of this species. It is confined to the SE. It is separated from the closely similar Desert checkered skipper by the very extensive white basal scaling and the checkers merging on the forewing just below the apex.

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Santa Catalina Mts, Tuscon N, AZ, April 2015

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Santa Catalina Mts, Tuscon N, AZ, April 2015

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Atascosa Mts, AZ, April 2015

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Atascosa Mts, AZ, April 2015

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Atascosa Mts, AZ, April 2015