Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1095105

Great Basin Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis sthenele

Observation date: June 23, 2016
Submitted by: wimvdam
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I saw several on this day at this location. Earlier this month (2016-06-08) there were probably more than a dozen of them along the trail.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 12, 2016
Coordinator notes: With Wood-Nymphs in Santa Barbara County, specify whether dry oak woodland or tall grassy meadows. Female Cercyonis pegala can also look like that and that species does get into Santa Barbara County though very rare-Ken Davenport