Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1221338

Small Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis oetus

Observation date: July 28, 2019
Submitted by: pnesterenko
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: August 04, 2019
Coordinator notes: This is a Small Wood-Nymph, Cercyonis oetus. The Common Wood-Nymph is significantly larger, lighter brown in color, and always has a very conspicuous lower eyespot that's the same size as the top one, or sometimes a little larger.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, El Paso County