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Falcate Orangetip
Anthocharis midea

Observation date: February 19, 2017
Date notes: The date of observation is exact. The photographs date is the following day, 2/20/2017.
Submitted by: Kathy Malone
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed with Kristy Baker. Temperature was 64 when photographed. Saw 11 individuals on Feb. 20. Temperature range was 64 - 74. Partly sunny to mostly overcast. The butterfly lit because it was still relatively cool out. As it warmed, I never saw any other individuals sit. All were males.
Status: Resident
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: October 13, 2017
Coordinator notes: Very early date for this species in Tennessee.
Checklist region(s): Maury County, United States, Tennessee