Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1249186

Edith's Checkerspot
Euphydryas editha

Observation date: May 19, 2020
Submitted by: asabspade
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Around a dozen seen today. Euphydryas larva seen on English plantain (Plantago lanceolata) in same location on April 27. Grassland with well spaced shore pine trees and clumps of blackberry.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 21, 2020
Coordinator notes: Accepted with some reservations, I am seeing some chalcedona along the Kern River that look like this-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County