The Common Checkered-Skipper is typically 0.9 inches to 1.4 inches (25mm to 38mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: white spots; blue body; blue head; hairy; checkers; black and white; brown; flying.
It has a typical diet of the following: mallows; hibiscus; rose mallow; hollyhock; cotton.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Common Checkered-Skipper may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.