This is a common little guy around here, I see him a lot. BUT, darn, he is hard to get a picture of since he is a nervous flitter..lol I did, however, manage to get a snapshot of him on some salvia. I'm glad to finally know his name.
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
"Silver-spotted Skipper is one of our most common and familiar butterflies, particularly abundant in the mountains. They are somewhat misnamed since the spot is white, not silver."
Butterfly Life List:
2. Pipevine Swallowtail
3. Silver Spotted Fritillary
4. Tiger Swallowtail
5. Black Swallowtail
7. Silver Spotted Skipper