Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 759910

Pink-spotted Cattleheart
Parides photinus

Observation date: January 02, 2013
Submitted by: Grace Taylor
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several groups of 3-4 butterflies around our casa.Very fast fluttery motion on the upper wings, very limited motion of the bottom section. On a cloudy day the upper wings appear blue in motion, black at rest.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Doug Taron
Verified date: April 01, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Nayarit