Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150591

Florida Purplewing
Eunica tatila

Observation date: December 22, 2017
Submitted by: Craig M Lipski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: National Butterfly Center. Warm (80ish,) mostly sunny, breezy. Bug was not at all cooperative displaying topside, only occasionally flashing wings open. First seen on a Croton, then on and around bait.
Status: Stray
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: December 25, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Hidalgo County, United States, Texas