Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1273856

White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae

Observation date: September 06, 2020
Submitted by: jthompson6112
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found with dozens of the species around Osprey Pond, Pinckney Island
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: September 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.