Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Rockslide Checkerspot
Chlosyne whitneyi

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Submitted by: Christian.Nunes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A single individual observed around 13,000 ft at the foot of a rock glacier.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 05, 2019
Coordinator notes: Some think C. whitneyi applies only to the high altitude checkerspot in the Sierra and that C. damoetus is a different species. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Hinsdale County