Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1140442

Sleepy Orange
Abaeis nicippe

Observation date: September 09, 2017
Submitted by: Theenglishking
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Rural area. Seen flying low above meadow/pasture of mixed grasses and wildflowers, Once caught, it was happy to stand on my finger and let me walk around with it until shaking it loose. Could not a picture of the dorsal side of wings--but the photo shows the pattern on the front is bleeding through so it is visible on the back side. Can see dorsal wing black edging through to the back side.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikelchap
Verified date: October 07, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Banks County, United States, Georgia