Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1038521

Oreas Comma
Polygonia oreas

Observation date: March 07, 2015
Submitted by: Linda Fink
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: this is a resubmission with the underwing of the Anglewing added
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 27, 2015
Coordinator notes: Thanks for resubmitting this with an underside view. This is clearly the rare Silenus Oreas Anglewing rarely seen by butterfly watchers or collectors. Most folks will never see one of these in their lives, I have and it is a highlight of my travels. Good going!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Yamhill County