Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259374

Rocky Mountain Parnassian
Parnassius smintheus

Observation date: July 09, 2020
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed nectaring on yellow mustard blossoms along gravel Tesuque Peak Road/Aspen Vista Trail in spruce-fir forest at approx. 11,200 ft. elev.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 12, 2020
Coordinator notes: nice to see it's still there!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County