Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1340524

Frosted Flasher
Astraptes alardus

Observation date: August 12, 2021
Submitted by: amparrish15
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: August 22, 2022
Coordinator notes: There are 4 or 5 Flashers this sighting could be confused with, but the sighter saw more than we can see in a photo, such as the bottom side of the wings of this species have "broad pale borders." Therefore I yield to the suggested ID. :-)
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica