Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1178107

Observation date: August 10, 2018
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed nectaring on yellow composite along roadway in subdivision dominated by One-seed Juniper, grasses, and Chamisa.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: a female. hard to judge some of these common, weedy sulphurs. More and more I think of Orange and Clouded sulphurs as two extreme ends of a cline with variable amounts of orange on the upper wing surfaces, not usually visible from below.
Checklist region(s): Santa Fe County, United States, New Mexico