Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1350364

Tulcis Crescent or Pale-banded Crescent
Anthanassa tulcis

Observation date: December 11, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: February 28, 2023
Coordinator notes: Despite the orange tinge, this looks very much like a Pale-banded Crescent. Broad HW band rules out Ardys. Orange-patched has a more falcated FW and less FW markings.
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Nayarit