Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1050617

Zephyr Comma
Polygonia zephyrus

Observation date: June 17, 2015
Submitted by: rob77897@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 12, 2015
Coordinator notes: Worn specimen, a female. This is one of the "Comma" butterflies or "Anglewings." It has been generally accepted that P. zephyrus is a subspecies of P. gracilis and not a separate species. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Summit County