Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1324490

Ruddy Daggerwing
Marpesia petreus

Observation date: May 16, 2022
Submitted by: Monarchspirit
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was a sunny day at the Ford Edison Estate in Ft. Myers and this guy was nectaring on white flowers in the "moonlight garden." I've raised many in Broward county, but this was the first one I have ever seen since I moved to Lee county.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: May 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Lee County