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  Sighting 1188996

Oreas Comma
Polygonia oreas

Observation date: September 23, 2018
Submitted by: glennfine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Maybe Silenus Oreas Anglewing, feeding on tree sap near a creek. It was tough to get a good ventral shot, as it was quite cool and windy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: I would have to examine several individuals to assign to subspecies. The occurrence of silenus in California is possible but not proven so far as I know-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): Siskiyou County, United States, California