Alabama Butterfly Atlas

White Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus albescens)

ID of this butterfly is unverified. Common Checkered Skippers and White Checkered Skippers are indistinguishable in the field.

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Please visit the Common Checkered-Skipper / White Checkered-Skipper species account page.
Please visit the Common Checkered-Skipper / White Checkered-Skipper species account page.

Distribution and Abundance

A dot on the county map indicates that there is at least one documented record of the species within that county. In some cases, a species may be common throughout the county, in others it may be found in only a specific habitat. The High Count information shows the highest numbers recorded for this species as well as when and where they occurred.

The sightings bar graphs depict the timing of flight(s) within each of three geographic regions. Place your cursor on a bar within the graph to see the number of individuals recorded during that period.

The abundance calendar displays the total number of individuals recorded within each week of the month. Both the graphs and the calendar are on based data collection that began in 2000.

The records analyzed here are only a beginning. As more data is collected, these maps and graphs will paint a more accurate picture of distribution and abundance in Alabama. Submit your sightings to

Sightings in the following counties: Dallas, Mobile, Perry

  • Map Symbol for Recent Sightings Sightings in the past 5 years
  • Map Symbol for Semi-Recent Sightings Sightings in the past 5 - 10 years
  • Map Symbol for Old Sightings Sightings more than 10 years ago

High count(s):

  • 4 - Mobile - 6/1/2010
  • 1 - Dallas - 10/21/2010
  • 1 - Perry - 10/25/2016
County Distribution Map

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