Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1028243

Southwestern Orangetip
Anthocharis thoosa

Observation date: March 08, 2015
Submitted by: philohela
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 08, 2015
Coordinator notes: Females like this are similar to some Desert Orange-tips but yellow colored "mojavensis" should be there and not white cethura. Thoosa may be a species and is on the BAMONA list and some may lump thoosa with Sara Orangetips.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Clark County