Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1226027

Western Sulphur
Colias occidentalis

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Submitted by: PDunwiddie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Alighting on wet mud on seasonal pond
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 15, 2019
Coordinator notes: I accept your submission with some reservations. You have at least 3 other yellow sulphurs in Oregon but based on your location, occidentalis seems most likely since the forewing black margins are narrow and you are not high up on a mountain-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Morrow County