Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1383477

Ruddy Daggerwing
Marpesia petreus

Observation date: June 21, 2024
Submitted by: Charlie Doggett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Alongside 8th Avenue in Barrio Boquerón, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: June 22, 2024
Coordinator notes: Note the extra photo showing this Ruddy Daggerwing with a Pale Daggerwing. But the darker color, different tail, and very falcate forward wings makes this a Ruddy and the other not.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica