Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1248923

Painted Crescent
Phyciodes picta

Observation date: May 16, 2020
Submitted by: anneepierce
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were quite a few individuals fluttering around. They seem a little smaller than the field crescent
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: June 14, 2020
Coordinator notes: Painted Crescentspot (Phyciodes picta)....yes, smaller, paler with fewer markings on the ventral hindwings than the Field Crescentspot. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Pueblo County