Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1230063

Clouded Sulphur
Colias philodice

Observation date: August 30, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Was very still, seemed to be drying its wings after hard rains last night. Let me get VERY close. After several minutes, it then flew off to a brushy area between the houses. Weather: 69 degrees, 89% humidity.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 02, 2019
Coordinator notes: way too far south for C. interior, which should have a plainer underside. C, philodice can have a pink edge too.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County