Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1099175

Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: June 14, 2016
Submitted by: nkorte1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 12, 2016
Coordinator notes: A very worn male of the Variable Checkerspot - E. anicia. In the canyonlands of western central Colorado, the subspecies is wecoeut (which describes its distribution - "weco"=western Colorado and "eut"=eastern Utah and appear in early spring (April-May). Sometimes very common in and around Colorado Nat'l Monument. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Mesa County