Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1276288

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: September 27, 2020
Submitted by: little coon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: foraging in a ditch beside gravel road
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: September 30, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.