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Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: July 03, 2016
Submitted by: jobylou
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on meadow flowers and warming in the sun.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: February 27, 2017
Coordinator notes: There has been some debate. I think E. anicia was seperated from E. chalcedona recently. I identified it as Euphydryas anicia windi based on http://butterfliesofamerica.com/t/Euphydryas_anicia_a.htm I could be wrong, but it seems to fit best.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Laramie County