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Desert Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus philetas)

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Desert Checkered-SkipperDesert Checkered-Skipper note shoehorn shape in cell of forewing of left picture... right photo note two small black dots at center of HW leading edge & overall whitish-tan color

Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas
(D Hanson)


Desert Checkered Skipper


Bentsen RGV State Park World Birding Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX
November 21, 2006 (R Snider)



Salineno, Starr Co., TX
November 23, 2006 (G Quintanilla)



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