Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1131155

Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: July 21, 2017
Submitted by: jgiroux
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Elevation 11,900 feet
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: This is the high altitude subspecies of the Variable Checkerspot found in Colorado. The common name is "Bruce's Checkerspot." Nice photo! Two counties are listed so I presume this is somewhere on or near the Custer/Saguache County line in the Sangre de Cristo Mts. Mike
Checklist region(s): Saguache County, United States, Colorado