Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1263131

Observation date: July 10, 2020
Submitted by: Harry Forbes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on alfalfa blooms. Weather sunny and hot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: Clouded and Orange Sulphurs can be hard to separate and there is evidence that they interbreed. An alfalfa field is the ideal place for that to happen. This individual has a hint of orange n the forewing, so I think the hybrid is the best choice in this case.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Taos County