Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1109764

Tailed Orange
Pyrisitia proterpia

Observation date: December 05, 2016
Submitted by: bobscafe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flying about the sandy beach, but only landing on some litter immediately above the beach
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: August 01, 2022
Coordinator notes: Note that this same butterfly is called Eurema proterpie, Tailed Orange in the book Butterflies of Mexico & Central America.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica, Guanacaste