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Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia

Observation date: September 16, 2022
Submitted by: Charlie Doggett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In the grass alongside 8th Avenue in Barrio Boquerón, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Shot with a cell phone camera, This was behind the Colegio Liceo Gymnasia.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: September 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: It is the arrangement of FW white spots that makes this lacinia instead of janais or rosita. I could not get a good shot of the folded wing view which would be the other ID, but a dark, blurry view of folded wings matched the lacinia better than the other two.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica