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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Pyrgus philetas (Philetas checkered skipper)

 

 

(Philetas checkered skipper)
Habitat: Uncommon breeder in the Ajo Mtns and at Aguajita Wash.
Food Habits: "Hot arroyos, water."

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Hesperiidae - Skipper
Genus Pyrgus
species philetas

 

 

 

 

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