Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1012172

Tiny Checkerspot
Dymasia dymas

Observation date: September 07, 2014
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: high eighties to low nineties very green area and lots of blooms we saw sweet bush just all a flutter with these seemed to be hundreds on each large shrub lots of chuperosa that had leaves mostly eaten saw no larva this trip ? I'm sure we saw several thousand of these they were every where lots of calif patch but even more swallow tails two or three on a single sweet bush
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 08, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County