Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182621

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: August 25, 2018
Submitted by: Doug Backlund
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Landed on ground juniper just long enough for me to take two shots. In a meadow with mixed pine, aspen, birch woodland nearby.
Status: Stray
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: August 28, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Lawrence County, United States, South Dakota