Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1195665

Great Arctic
Oeneis nevadensis

Observation date: July 01, 2018
Submitted by: LunaLT
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Species flying and landing in red cedar branches on the side of a busy gravel road. On one side is a small lake and in the other is a swamp with heavy cover of hard hack, myrtle gale, water lily, sundew. Only one individual was observed over the entire season in this one spot on the island.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: September 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia