Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Gorgone Checkerspot
Chlosyne gorgone

Observation date: July 21, 2017
Submitted by: Ifiweregoing
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Quite a few on large leaves
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: Gorgone Checkerspot. James Scott shows this caterpillar in his 1986 book "The Butterflies of North America" on Color Plate 3 noting it as "form" rufa. Note: It is helpful if you provide county where observed. More specific information is also desirable such as the name of a town or other approximate location. Thanks for the report, Mike
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