Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1185737

Observation date: September 06, 2018
Submitted by: cosmic_cat
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 07, 2018
Coordinator notes: pattern is right for this species; assuming the high-intensity orange in photo is an artifact of the camera/lighting
Checklist region(s): Gregg County, United States, Texas