Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1125287

Mexican Longtail
Polythrix mexicanus

Observation date: November 22, 2013
Date notes: Cloudy day
Submitted by: podalirius
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The butterfly was resting, wings-open, on a Mexican olive (Cordia boissieri) leaf.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: October 12, 2022
Coordinator notes: Very similar to "asine" but lowest FW apical spot is large and squarish.
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Tamaulipas