Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1251690

Western Sulphur
Colias occidentalis

Observation date: June 04, 2020
Submitted by: icosahedron
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In a partially forested area alongside the road near a lupine patch. In one small area I saw about ten of these bright yellow insects. I'd stopped after seeing a male Dogface , and thought these females. I've also posted an image of a male.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 06, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County