Butterflies and Moths of North America

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California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: October 15, 2018
Date notes: Sunny fall day.
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found by Barbara Maytom while birding. Am surprised to find this species flying. There were a pair down by the mud flats along the waterfront.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Norbert Kondla
Verified date: November 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia