Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1095846

Dusky Herpetogramma
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis

Observation date: August 10, 2016
Submitted by: Loret_in_Florida
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: nectaring on Spanish needles (Bidens alba)
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 13, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Osceola County