Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1027928

Dorantes Longtail
Urbanus dorantes

Observation date: February 05, 2015
Submitted by: Nelson Mostow
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several of these on flowering bush. Sunny. Probably about 80 degrees F. Seems to be south of the range map in Swift"s Guite to Butterflies if I am correct as to ID.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: This species has been placed in either the genus Cecropterus or Thorybes, no longer in Urbanus.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Baja California Sur