Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1216860

Gillette's Checkerspot
Euphydryas gillettii

Observation date: July 13, 2019
Submitted by: jimbois
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Unmoving on dirt road up Scott Mountain.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevekohler
Verified date: November 05, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Boise County