Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1208159

Spring White
Pontia sisymbrii

Observation date: June 03, 2019
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed on a Slimleaf Purple Mustard plant along the trail in Pinyon-Juniper habitat. The blossoms were missing on this plant perhaps because the larva had eaten them?
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: excellent!!! thank you for photographing a larva that I can ID!! Actually I have Allen et al. 2005, which makes it a lot easier. This may be a new hostplant record.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County