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  Sighting 1170171

Lyside Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside

Observation date: October 28, 2016
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 26, 2018
Coordinator notes: The wing shape is not that of the suggested id of Melete lycimnia, despite the right color scheme. The wing shape and the prominent vein across the hindwing tell me this is Kricogonia lyside. This one on bugguide.net is similar, though lighter in color than this sighting.
Checklist region(s): Hidalgo County, United States, Texas