Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1269280

Gold-spotted Aguna
Aguna asander

Observation date: August 15, 2020
Submitted by: pattypasztor
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly was at the San Antonio Botanical Garden nectaring on Wild or Mexican Olive aka Anacahuita (Cordia boissieri). There are several species of the host plant, Bauhinia / Orchid Tree, growing at the garden including Bauhinia mexicana and B. lunarioides.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 10, 2022
Coordinator notes: I agree this is A. asander. I'm very surprised to find it so far north in TX.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County