Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1053201

Red-Shouldered Ctenucha
Ctenucha rubroscapus

Observation date: July 06, 2015
Date notes: July 6, 2015
Submitted by: Susan Shephard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sited taking nectar on Rudbeckia fulgida with bumble bees. It stayed a long while, flew to many flowers and even landed on my camera. I was so amazed with the flight, I forgot to snap a photo of the fluttering wings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: July 18, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Plumas County