Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1148750

Mylitta Crescent
Phyciodes mylitta

Observation date: November 07, 2017
Submitted by: breck7348
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A mild day with temps in the mid-60s, dry, little wind. Individuals were both feedling and just perching on vegetation, esp. Himalyan blackberry.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: November 08, 2017
Coordinator notes: I used to collect Mylitta Crescents in Stockton in the same woodlot used to film "Cool Hand Luke" starring Paul Newman in about 1967. -Ken Davenport