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  Sighting 1071547

Tiger Mimic-Queen
Lycorea halia

Observation date: December 21, 2013
Submitted by: Mark Salvato
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed in late afternoon visiting flowers along a wooded trail at the National Butterfly Center, Mission, Texas. Observed again for a few hours the following morning (December 22, 2013) in same general area, before flying southward.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: January 05, 2016
Coordinator notes: BAMONA lists this species as Lycorea halia, as does bugguide.net, but an internet search also shows it as L. cleobaea and L. Lycorea halia cleobaea. SAT
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County