Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1042391

West Virginia White
Pieris virginiensis

Observation date: May 07, 2015
Submitted by: reutere
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm late morning, temperature approximately 68F, conditions - along dirt road through mountains, stream nearby, dense woods in proximity. Butterfly was coursing along bottom of exposed hillside, close to ground, and occasionally stopping to gather salts from the dirt.
Status: Resident
Verified by: reutere
Verified date: May 07, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Delaware County