Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 918693

Observation date: August 22, 2013
Date notes: There were, perhaps, thousands of these butterflies flying along the beach and over the ocean off West Bay, Roatan, Honduras. I also observed them over the ocean when out on a dive (scuba) boat. Quite a show.
Submitted by: Glenn01
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Appeared to be mass migration of this species. Curios to know the common name.
Status: Migrant
Verified by: John van Dort
Verified date: October 04, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Honduras, Islas de la Bahía