[Fwd: Attn BF Count Compilers re: White/Common Checkered-Skipper]

Dameron, Wanda be496 at lafn.org
Tue Jun 26 14:43:54 EDT 2001

John Burns wrote:

> Thanks for forwarding to me your comments to butterfly counters about checkered-skippers.  I imagine that many butterfly watchers/counters don't much like Pyrgus communis and P. albescens being different species because they can't be distinguished superficially.  

You're certainly right when you point out that photos of these skippers
from Imperial Co., CA and Jefferson Co., TX are probably both showing P.

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