Abaeis nicippe

Sleepy Orange

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by Matt Rowlings

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Santa Cruz County, AZ, April 2015

Field notes and information

ARIZONA April 2015: The species bears a very close resemblance to the slightly commoner Mexican yellow with which if flies. This species is very clearly orange above though, so in flight the distinction is quite clear.

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Santa Catalina Mts, Tuscon N, AZ, April 2015

The orange colouration of the upperside is visible in flight.

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Santa Catalina Mts, Tuscon N, AZ, April 2015

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Santa Cruz County, AZ, April 2015