Hesperia colorado leussleri - Leussler's Branded Skipper
Leussler's Branded Skipper, a subspecies of the Common Branded Skipper. Pacific Crest Trail east of Van Dusen Cyn Rd, Big Bear on May 26, 2006.
Hesperia colorado leussleri - Leussler's Branded Skipper
A male. Icehouse Canyon near Mt. Baldy, June 19, 2007.
Hesperia colorado leussleri - Leussler's Branded Skipper
A female, also Icehouse Canyon on June 19, 2007.
Hesperia colorado leussleri - Leussler's Branded Skipper
Another ventral view. This side can be pretty variable. Icehouse Canyon, June 19, 2007.
Hesperia colorado leussleri - Leussler's Branded Skipper
Party on the thistle. Pacific Crest Trail west of Polique Cyn Rd, Big Bear, July 2, 2006.

©Dennis Walker