Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318251

White-tipped Black
Melanchroia chephise

Observation date: January 01, 2022
Submitted by: genizatx
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A warm, humid mid-80s New Year’s day in southwest Houston (zip code 77025). Seems to prefer my purple coneflowers. Also have seen monarchs and cloudless sulphur in the garden today.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: January 07, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Harris County