Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1217435

Observation date: July 17, 2019
Submitted by: Firefly21
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two of these beauties floating around palmettos and gumbo limbo tree in front of the Brittany Apartments in Indialantic Florida, I thought they were extinct here!
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: July 17, 2019
Coordinator notes: This species is expanding in Florida, probably as a result of coontie plantings , but possibly also from adult butterfly releases
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Brevard County