Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223114

Purple-Lined Sallow
Pyrrhia exprimens

Observation date: August 01, 2019
Date notes: Found on domestic columbine in our back yard, sunny day. Not sure if Aug 1, 2019, but close to that date.
Submitted by: Linda MacDonald
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Single caterpillar found on columbine leaves in our back yard.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: I don't know how variable P. exprimens instars are; this is a close match to a photo on BG: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1261534/bgimage And the location is right.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Alberta