Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1246195

Desert Orangetip
Anthocharis cethura

Observation date: April 17, 2020
Submitted by: J Tinsman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Was seeing lots of Checkered Whites and Painted Ladies, so this yellow butterfly stood out. Glad it stopped for a couple photos.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 19, 2020
Coordinator notes: Subspecies mojavensis (very similar to pima.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Clark County