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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Pyrgus albescens (Albescens checkered skipper)

 

 

(Albescens checkered skipper)
Habitat: Common breeder through much of Organ Pipe CNM, especially along washes.
Food Habits: water, nectar

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Hesperiidae - Skipper
Genus Pyrgus
species albescens
variety Skipper butterfly

 

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