Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1132292

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: August 05, 2017
Submitted by: Wendy.Brockish@...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Alighted, fanned wings a couple of times in the first few seconds, then held them folded for a minute or two until my camera was within inches. Brought, sunny, hot day. Temps around high 80s to 90F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevekohler
Verified date: June 19, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Madison County, United States, Idaho