Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1252141

Chryxus Arctic
Oeneis chryxus

Observation date: June 07, 2020
Submitted by: anneepierce
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: Your ID is correct. This is the "on" year for O. chryxus.....it flies only in even numbered years. If you should find one there next year or any odd number year thereafter, that is a rare observation as long as it is in the same general location and under 10,000 ft. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Teller County