Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1195116

Great Basin Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis sthenele

Observation date: July 14, 2018
Submitted by: Lisahug
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: wide stretch of riparian habitat with extensive marsh and grasslands in streambed/floodplain. Extensive plains of sagebrush habitat surrounding this riverine area. butterflies were both in the willows and over the grassland/marshy areas. likely different butterflies photographed. 2 habitat shots. ID not certain.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: November 21, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is likely subspecies masoni. Thank you for those habitat photos, important with all the Common Wood-Nymph subspecies in that state and my unfamiliarity with that state-Ken Davenport I did collect my series of that subspecies in Nevada and southern Utah (Cedar Canyon).
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, White Pine County