Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1217700

Clodius Parnassian
Parnassius clodius

Observation date: July 16, 2019
Submitted by: cevmendo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 15-20 individuals in a large, wet montane meadow. Was able to photograph both sexes.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 18, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County