Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1095552

Sierra Nevada Parnassian
Parnassius behrii

Observation date: July 22, 2016
Date notes: The time was between 11am and 3pm, seeing 15, catching 9, and keeping only 3 because most of them were damaged, (old?). Went again on the 26th, and only caught one. Again on the 29th and 2nd, and got none.
Submitted by: Bixia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: clear day, windy. Flying low to the ground in an open flat area. 8900 feet
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 12, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Alpine County