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  Sighting 1113321

Black-Dotted Brown
Cissusa spadix

Observation date: February 22, 2017
Submitted by: jeffmci9
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: While I think this is Cissusa spadix, there is apparently another species currently being described whose range will likely include southwestern Texas and may come as far as the eastern edge of the Edwards Plateau.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 26, 2017
Coordinator notes: Based on range and the location of this sighting--just east of the Hill Country and I-35, I believe this is C. spadix and not a new undescribed species shown on bugguide.net at the link below. http://bugguide.net/node/view/473889
Checklist region(s): United States, Travis County, Texas