Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 518271

Observation date: December 17, 2006
Submitted by: Opihi Man
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Both photos are of the same individual. I spotted it flying low in the brush in the shady central portion of the butterfly garden, between the buildings. Of course, I thought it was a butterfly at first, as do nearly all US lep-watchers when they first encounter this species...
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: August 18, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Hidalgo County, Texas, United States