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Calophasia lunula?? - Calophasia lunula

Calophasia lunula?? - Calophasia lunula
6 miles west of Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
July 24, 2019
Came to MV light, native and xeric gardens at 5200'

Calophasia lunula
Thanks again for all of your help. Is there some reason you didn't want to add Colorado to the map of distribution? When I was trying to i.d. this beauty, I was concerned that it was way out of the known range. Cheers, Pam

 
No
Data updates to the distribution maps are automatic and I have no control over them. (...other than by placing or removing images to that taxon level)
However, the system updates to the those maps can be somewhat slow and it can take anywhere from a few minutes to a few days for it to change.
If we look at the data tab right-now, there is a listing for a Colorado sighting, (your's) below the map, but the state isn't darkened. Check back later today or tomorrow and that map will change. I usually check see it update within 24 hours.

Yes, you are outside of the known range, here and on MPG. This species is widespread in the north and known worldwide. (native to Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa)

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Moved from ID Request.

This is a new data point for Colorado.

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