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Sleepy Orange

Abaeis nicippe

Description:

Upperside of wings orange in both sexes; orange-yellow form rare. Forewing with small black cell spot. Male with sharply defined black borders on outer and costal margins; female borders not so well-defined. In winter form, underside of hindwing is brick red, brown, or tan; in summer form it is orange-yellow. Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 2 1/4 inches (3.5 - 5.7 cm).

Habitat:

Hotel garden


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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Lat: 32.23, Long: -110.98

Spotted on Nov 3, 2014
Submitted on Jan 4, 2015

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