Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1192914

Edith's Checkerspot
Euphydryas editha

Observation date: May 16, 2015
Submitted by: Owen H
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On Yarrow
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 23, 2018
Coordinator notes: There are inland coast range populations of at least near luestherae as far south as Santa Barbara County. Coastal population bayensis is a synonym of Euphydryas editha editha which ranges south to Santa Barbara County. Conservation groups and the Federal Government recognize bayensis being only in the more northern part of its (editha editha) range-Ken Davenport