Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1018595

Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum

Observation date: December 02, 2014
Submitted by: showell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on my garage floor (maybe 45 degrees F) in North Pole, Alaska. He was barely moving. I sat him in a bowl of water, honey, salt and white sugar 5 minutes later he was up and drinking. What species and what does it eat?
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: March 21, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Fairbanks North Star