Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1041951

Mexican Cloudywing
Thorybes mexicana

Observation date: May 03, 2015
Submitted by: Kristie Nelson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 6800' open yard/garden area, surrounded by Sagebrush steppe, with nearby riparian. Briefly visited moist garden soil. Appears to be a very early record for California according to table (T. m. nevada, right?). Temps got to low 70's (F)
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 03, 2015
Coordinator notes: Yes, this is an EARLY record for the state and subspecies nevada-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mono County