Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1081409

California Patch
Chlosyne californica

Observation date: May 16, 2016
Date notes: In Joshua Tree National Park
Submitted by: John Koerner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 84 degrees
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 17, 2016
Coordinator notes: The problem with calling this a "Desert Patch" is that name would fit the Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia crocale) just as well, and it too lives in that area. California Patch fits the scientific name-Ken Davenport