Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1131683

Great Arctic
Oeneis nevadensis

Observation date: August 03, 2017
Submitted by: shastamax
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on pennyroyal in an area with quite a few zerene fritillaries and a couple of Lorquin's admirals and painted ladies. Right beside a quiet Forest Service road at about 5500 feet elevation, a somewhat rocky and partially wooded area very near the ridgeline. Temperature in the low 80s F, fair. Wings usually held closed. All photos are of the same individual.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 04, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): California, United States