Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1121078

Confused Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis

Observation date: June 17, 2017
Submitted by: Jonathan Clark
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on milkweed (Pineland Milkweed -- Asclepias obovata?). Habitat: roadside in edge of year-old cutover (pine thicket and hardwood gullies adjacent) in hilly piney-woods area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 25, 2017
Coordinator notes: I believe this is a Confused Cloudywing because there is no white at the antenna bend, the spots are relatively small, and the two spots in the middle-outer part of the forewing do not appear to overlap. SAT
Checklist region(s): La Salle Parish, United States, Louisiana