Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 905951

Unexpected Cycnia
Cycnia inopinatus

Observation date: June 15, 2013
Submitted by: pgayle
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Many were feeding on asclepias tuberosa. No Monarch caterpillars were seen. The week had been hot, in the 90s, after weeks frequent rain. Habitat: near oak/hickory woods, in a wildflower garden, west of Tulsa OK
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: June 22, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oklahoma, Tulsa County