Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1351152

Orange-striped Emesis
Emesis cypria paphia

Observation date: September 01, 2018
Submitted by: Kzfisherman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: January 24, 2023
Coordinator notes: This is actually a Metalmark. Seeing as the orange ventral stripe on the FW reaches across the full length of the wing, it can't be "Emesis lacrines". That leaves the Orange-striped Emesis (Emesis cypria paphia). One helpful ID with sisters, is that the HW on Sisters is scalloped...
Checklist region(s): Panama