Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1227698

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur
Colias alexandra

Observation date: August 12, 2019
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: October 11, 2019
Coordinator notes: Your first two photos do indeed show a male Queen Alexandra's Sulphur. However, your third photo actually shows a female Scudder's Sulphur, Colias scudderi. If you want, you can resubmit the third photo separately, and then I can verify it as Colias scudderi.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Park County