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  Sighting 1158481

Elada Checkerspot
Texola elada

Observation date: May 18, 2018
Date notes: Multiple pictures taken over a 1 hour time frame
Submitted by: TCollins
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Small Checkerspot flying in our native plant front yard landing most of the time on Mealy Blue Sage. Multiple pictures taken by myself and my wife. This is a ranch record and looks to be a Kerr County record as well. Compared to Tiny Checkerspot, it has a orange outer marginal band while the Tiny has a white marginal band.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 25, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Kerr County, United States, Texas