Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1179018

Zephyr Comma
Polygonia zephyrus

Observation date: August 10, 2018
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One or two of these butterflies were on the edge of a logging road. Someone had chosen that spot to discharge their RV sewage tank. They were sipping although the spilled sewage had pretty much dried out. They were joined by several Megachilid bees eagerly licking the gravel.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: November 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia