Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 978913

White-banded Black
Rheumaptera subhastata

Observation date: June 11, 2014
Submitted by: Sue Orlowski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: flying with 2 others of the same species, wings going so fast that they looked like they were going in circles because of white wing pattern, landed in shade most of the time, not far from a creek, 1/4 mile into park at bathroom, sunny, 70's, slight breeze, often landed with a green comma
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 15, 2014
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID. Cannot distinguish R. hastata from R. subhastata by photographs.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Spokane County