Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1240232

Colon Checkerspot
Euphydryas colon

Observation date: June 09, 2019
Submitted by: gasigr
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flowered meadow off Big Summit Prairie. 1 and 5/8 inch wingspan. Discoloration at bottoms of dorsal hind wings is due to contact with liquid in collecting envelope.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 09, 2019
Coordinator notes: This is east of the Cascade Divide and has less red than most wallacensis I have in my collection, about 17 or 18 in my collection.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Wheeler County