Russet Skipperling
Piruna pirus

russet skipperling
This lovely little butterfly was on a trail at Pineview Reservoir in Weber County, UT.  © Carol Davis, 7-8-2013

Piruna pirus
Dark brown on the top of the wings and light brown on the bottom is a characteristic of Piruna pirus.
It is a western U. S. species.  © Carol Davis, 7-8-2013

russet skipperling at Pineview Reservoir
Spots on the top wing and no spots on the lower.  © Carol Davis 7-8-2013

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