Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1131211

Common Sootywing
Pholisora catullus

Observation date: August 01, 2017
Date notes: Aug 1, 2017
Submitted by: BayouButterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, beautiful day, butterfly was sitting on tomato. I was able to get close to it. I do have a butterfly garden with mostly Tithonia, Zinnias, Partridge Pea, Sunflowers, and Bachelor Buttons, as well as Milkweed, Parsley, and Dill. I have never seen this butterfly type before.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Sedgwick County, United States, Kansas