Small  Checkered Skipper, Adult -  Pyrgus scriptura

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Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Larva collected July 27, 2007 by Todd Stout - 4200 feet, Jordan River State Park Modelport, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake/Davis County, Utah - On host plant Sida hederacea.  These are photos of the resulting  butterfly.

Host Plant
Weedy plants in the Mallow Family.
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Alkali Mallow syn. Dollar Weed syn. Cheeseweed == Sida hederacea

This butterfly has one flight in the northern part of it's range and up to three flights in the southern part of it's range.  This one emerged the same year.

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