Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259668

Southern Rocky Mountain Orangetip
Anthocharis julia

Observation date: July 05, 2020
Submitted by: nohatsplease
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Surprised to find this beauty this late in the year. Flitting down one of the ski runs here at Keystone.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: Correct ID, except the mountain orange-tips in Colorado are Anthocharis julia (the Julia Orange-tip). At the altitude of your sighting, the first part of July is just the right time for it. I've found it at Breckenridge Ski Area at this time of year. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Summit County