Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1202663

Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes graphica

Observation date: March 29, 2019
Submitted by: justkim1106
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: fore wings are unusually marked/colored and has asymmetrical pattern. But the pattern and color for the hind wings, as well as the size seem to fit vesta/graphic crescent.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 17, 2019
Coordinator notes: Looks like a melanistic form of P. graphica.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Uvalde County