Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1173898

Western Sulphur
Colias occidentalis

Observation date: July 22, 2018
Submitted by: Chris Carvalho
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Looking for a roosting spot at the end of the day in a sloping meadow with lupine, buckwheat, skyrocket, Oregon sunshine, and other wildflowers. Warm, calm, sunny afternoon with temperature in upper 70's F. First two photos made by netting butterfly and placing in a clear envelope. It was released unharmed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Hood River County