Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1172297

Ruddy Daggerwing
Marpesia petreus

Observation date: July 20, 2018
Submitted by: Rrsvargas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This orange and black striped butterfly was fluttering around my fig tree in my backyard. One wing was damaged, missing the lower right hand part of the wing. It kept fluttering back to the fig tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 22, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Cameron County, United States, Texas