Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1345839

Painted Crescent
Phyciodes picta

Observation date: October 02, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Orange antennae clubs led me to look away from the Field Crescent. Wide pale band in upper wing cell and submarginal coloration also more strongly resembles Painted Crescent.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 04, 2022
Coordinator notes: I like your diagnosis overall. The orange antennal tips are a new one for me, and I'm not sure what to make of it. where did you find that clue?
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County