Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1251702

Texan Crescent
Anthanassa texana

Observation date: February 18, 2020
Date notes: Clear calm sunny day
Submitted by: calidris
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: seen along a dirt road appeared to be getting minerals from the soil. The butterfly appeared to be about 3/4 inch to 1 inch long.Question - what is the best butterfly identification book for Arizona USA - we are new to here.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: June 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: Note to photographer: You might check out the Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America, by Jim Brock and Kenn Kaufman. --js
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Santa Cruz County