Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1171203

Small Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis oetus

Observation date: July 14, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: after hard Rain sun broke through late afternoon lots still to see did not get rained out about 9,500 ft or higher Sage brush pines grasses lupin and paintbrush lots of other flowers and Plants very lush still may stay that a while due to hard rain. Ken I know you like to see the topside or Dorsal so here it is also! Hand grab!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 18, 2018
Coordinator notes: These are very hard to identify from a photo without being able to gage size and see the underside clearly with this angle. Be sure and find Common Wood-Nymph and Western White at Bridgeport near the fire station or on side road near north end of the town near Hwy. 395-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Mono County, United States, California