Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240399

Jalapus Cloudywing
Thessia jalapus

Observation date: March 02, 2019
Submitted by: David F Smith
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: feeding on flowers of Funastrum cynanchoides (Asclepiaceae)
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 24, 2023
Coordinator notes: the stubby tail makes it jalapus, as you called it. it has been moved to genus Murgaria or genus Thessia, depending on which analysis you like.
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Sonora