Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1147359

Mylitta Crescent
Phyciodes mylitta

Observation date: August 13, 2017
Submitted by: brenthaglund
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Resting along the path on some quaking grass at Salt Point near Gerstle Cove State Marine Reserve. Very active despite very windy conditions.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 23, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Sonoma County, United States, California