Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1019712

Observation date: May 29, 2008
Submitted by: GwenBriar
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were several of these engaged in what looked like mating displays
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: December 16, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Lane County