Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1155593

Gabb's Checkerspot
Chlosyne gabbii

Observation date: April 21, 2018
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Landed on vegetation near dry creek next to North Fortuna Mountain summit trail. Many of these Checkerspots were flying in an area with lots of Mimulus flowers growing nearby. Partly cloudy day in the 80's F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 22, 2018
Coordinator notes: There are no Northern Checkerspots in that area so ID is easy-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): San Diego County, United States, California