Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1086471

Gillette's Checkerspot
Euphydryas gillettii

Observation date: June 25, 2016
Submitted by: richtrebbien
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: observed in a meadow along Stanley Creek
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevekohler
Verified date: September 20, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Custer County