Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1257402

Painted Crescent
Phyciodes picta

Observation date: April 01, 2015
Submitted by: James Lofton
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly sunny, 87F, SW@10-15-35% was seen mainly interested in sitting on bare ground in the sun. Once flushed it flew out in pasture and I lost track. Beautiful!
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: James that seems to be a new record for Roosevelt County. Nice work! and thanks for getting the underside, too.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Roosevelt County