Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1194819

Arctic Fritillary
Boloria chariclea

Observation date: July 31, 2018
Submitted by: Tim Shortell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: December 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: Hi Tim, I already mentioned to you with regard to this sighting and B. chariclea/titania/montinus. We have only ssp. helena in Colorado. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Gunnison County