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  Sighting 1172393

Mylitta Crescent
Phyciodes mylitta

Observation date: July 14, 2018
Submitted by: Christian.Nunes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At least two cavorting around a low grassy area near the shore of the Green River. Beautiful, bright crescents.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: Based on the date and habitat this is most likely mylitta and not pallida which flies earlier in the year so I agree with your identification Christian. The underside of the forewings is best for separating the two (there is more black marking on pallida). Mike
Checklist region(s): Moffat County, United States, Colorado