Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 916294

Confused Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis

Observation date: August 14, 2013
Submitted by: gunhilda
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot, humid, still day. Feeding on lantana.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 18, 2013
Coordinator notes: For T. confusis, I would have expected the spots to be smaller, less distinct. However, Brock & Kaufman (Butterflies of North America, 2003)state that the spots can be "bold" in the summer brood, and that appears to be the case here.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oklahoma, Payne County