Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1222048

Clodius Parnassian
Parnassius clodius

Observation date: July 29, 2019
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sipping nectar from manzanita flower. Elevation approximately 7,600 amsl.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 02, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Amador County