Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1046253

Tropical Leafwing
Anaea aidea

Observation date: November 09, 2014
Date notes: 11/09/14
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 01, 2015
Coordinator notes: This looks like a female Tropical Leafwing. The bands on the upperwings and light bands on the undersides plus the small back "dot" on the underside nr the tail lead me to believe this is Anaea aidea, and not the Goatweed Leafwing, Anaea andria. SAT
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County