Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1210307

Clodius Parnassian
Parnassius clodius

Observation date: June 12, 2019
Submitted by: rosierat
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This was a butterfly I've never seen before. It flew erratically, up to the roof of the carport, then down again, then onto cedar trellis, then to a lavender plant etc. This was in my garden in Chemainus, BC. It was a hot sunny afternoon
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: September 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: Nice photo. Related to the swallowtails.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia