Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 963671

Observation date: May 17, 2014
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: on pea, wild pea for nectar. hot 82 at day high low to mid seventies at time of photo. around 5,000 ft elevation dry clear sky windy around 10-15 gusty getting calmer at sun set or twilight .
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: May 19, 2014
Coordinator notes: One of my favourite Drasteria. Up where I am, I probably won't start seeing these until June or July.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County