Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1342498

Lyrcaea Eyed-Skipper
Cyclosemia lyrcaea

Observation date: August 23, 2022
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: "anastomosis" and "lyrcaea" both occur in Panama, and are very similar. It seems that the white spots on "anastomosis" are off-center....
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: October 21, 2022
Coordinator notes: also known as "Pale-vented Skipper" in Glassberg's book in reference to whitish area on ventral HWs. Black eyespot in ventral photo shows small white spots centered, as opposed to outer edge.
Checklist region(s): Panama, Coclé Province