Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1013242

Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum

Observation date: August 16, 2014
Submitted by: Jack V. Shaw
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Multiple Butterflies of same species and other flying and puddling along Chatanika River at Steese Hwy. Temp in low to mid 70's. Plentiful willow and birch in area. Aspen also reported in area but not seen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: September 21, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Fairbanks North Star