Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1245963

Southern Rocky Mountain Orangetip
Anthocharis julia

Observation date: April 17, 2020
Submitted by: Tim Shortell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A small number of these (or similar looking) butterflies were flying about a wash in the open juniper forest. They rarely landed and I was lucky to capture a quick picture before she departed again! Sorry I was only able to capture a dorsal picture.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: May 30, 2020
Coordinator notes: Hi Tim, Yes, we confirmed these were A. julia, this the female. Have you moved into the mountains yet? Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Delta County