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  Sighting 913127

Banded Orange Heliconian
Dryadula phaetusa

Observation date: July 28, 2013
Submitted by: mzdowns
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed nectaring on Cowpen Daisy with sunny skies and 90 degrees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 29, 2013
Coordinator notes: Great photos of this rare stray to Texas. the last documented sighting I have found in a web search was in March 2010 at Boerne. http://bugguide.net/node/view/555180
Checklist region(s): United States, Kendall County, Texas