Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150666

Antillean Daggerwing
Marpesia eleuchea

Observation date: February 24, 2017
Submitted by: czaplak
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Present 23-24 FEB 2017 Key West Botanic Garden on Stock Island
Status: Stray
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: January 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is an excellent record of this species in Florida! As expected, it represents the Cuban subspecies, M. e. eleuchea. It is a very rare stray into the Florida Keys.
Checklist region(s): Monroe County, United States, Florida