Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214903

Checkered White
Pontia protodice

Observation date: July 07, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Male seen flying through the tall daisies in a garden bed with blazing star, verbena, and golden alexander at the county demonstration gardens, landing on the daisies, feeding for a minute or so, then would fly over to the next daisy. Didn't seem to mind me getting fairly close to it. Size: Fairly big, 1.5-1.75" wingspan. Weather: 90 degrees, 54% humidity, mostly sunny skies.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County