Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 689995

Statira Sulphur
Aphrissa statira

Observation date: September 23, 2011
Submitted by: bentert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two butterflies were approaching on that appears to be latched upside-down to a firebush flower. The weather was sunny and in the mid to upper 80s or even lower 90s. This was in the late afternoon. The area was very weedy but though coinvine was in the area it was not present within 10 feet.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: November 20, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States