Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1249873

Common Alpine
Erebia epipsodea

Observation date: July 05, 2013
Submitted by: mouser
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen while mountaineering.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: June 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: Your hesitant suggested ID is correct. The numerous eyespots (~12) on the upperside are a distinct characteristic of this butterfly.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado