Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1375863

Plain Longtail
Urbanus simplicius

Observation date: January 18, 2024
Submitted by: Charlie Doggett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In my garden, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: January 22, 2024
Coordinator notes: The "orange smudges" confused me at first with nothing in the books with those, but otherwise it is a perfect match for the Plain Longtail I believe. And I did find another one online with an "orange smudge" so maybe a little oddity that happens sometimes.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica