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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).

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 29, 2013
Submitted on Jul 2, 2013

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