Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1340421

Red-washed Satyr
Pierella helvina

Observation date: August 04, 2021
Submitted by: amparrish15
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: August 21, 2022
Coordinator notes: There is no "Reddish Clearwing," though a "Rusty-tipped CW, which this is not. The black spot by the red and the angular wide white bar make this the Pierella helvina or "Red-washed Satyr" even if all parts cannot be seen in this dark photo. It has been seen in several areas of Costa Rica.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica