Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1170100

Great Southern White
Ascia monuste

Observation date: July 14, 2018
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spotted a slightly larger, darker white butterfly in the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. I am only familiar with Cabbage Whites and observed a slightly different flight pattern. While identifying the butterfly, I noticed it was well north of it's range.
Status: Stray
Verified by: drerbium
Verified date: January 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: Far north and usually wanders in Fall, not July. Very interesting find.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Norfolk