Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1309580

Small Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis oetus

Observation date: August 28, 2021
Submitted by: Cascade Colors
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were a few within the same area; looks like one of my photos is of a male and the other of a female?
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 23, 2021
Coordinator notes: You are correct in your suggestion of the Small Wood-nymph (a male). Common throughout Colorado, especially in sagebrush habitats as Middle Park. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Grand County