Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1322108

Painted Crescent
Phyciodes picta

Observation date: April 07, 2022
Submitted by: Gordon Berman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several painted crescents were hoping to mate on dry grass lining the Rio Grande about 1/2 way between Calle del Norte Bridge and the 1-10 overpass. Two (perhaps more) succeeded while others took comfort food on nearby spectacle pods.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 08, 2022
Coordinator notes: well done, Gordon!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County