Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1159853

Spring White
Pontia sisymbrii

Observation date: May 27, 2018
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Time: 11:00 a.m. Elevation: 7,131 ft. (upper foothills). General Weather Conditions: Mostly sunny, with a mild breeze. Observation Notes: I captured two of these whites on this day, both at this location. One did not survive, unfortunately, but I was able to mount it in fairly good condition. The only other pierids in the area were Large Marbles.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: June 27, 2018
Coordinator notes: Correct identification. You can purchase everything necessary for making a reference collection of butterflies from BIOQUIP; general equipment for spreading specimens and storing them, basic things are not expensive. www.Bioquip.com for an online catalog. Mike
Checklist region(s): Larimer County, United States, Colorado