Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1088470

Joyful Holomelina
Virbia laeta

Observation date: July 08, 2016
Submitted by: rcourtice
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Insect appeared to have some kind of red bioluminescence or super-reflective iridescence on back, and very fine red line on front edge of wing. Red on back remained visible when wings closed, and shone through.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 10, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario