Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1225743

Colon Checkerspot
Euphydryas colon

Observation date: July 22, 2019
Submitted by: clepsydrae
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: near remaining snow pack among rocks and vegetation; lots of moisture around; sunny, calm, warm day; numerous wildflowers
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 15, 2019
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID - identified as colon based on dorsal color. However, elevation is such that anicia is a possibility.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Whatcom County