Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150122

Taiga Alpine
Erebia mancinus

Observation date: June 18, 2011
Date notes: Mid-morning. Timestamp in EXIF data probably in wrong time zone.
Submitted by: ursgeiser
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I photographed the butterfly in a gravel parking lot near the shore of a major inland lake in the Alaskan taiga. A different crop of the same photograph was used (with my permission) on page 263 of the field guide "A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America" by Jeffrey Glassberg (Sunstreak Books, 2012)
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: November 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Matanuska-Susitna