Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1265064

Margined White
Pieris marginalis

Observation date: July 31, 2020
Date notes:
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Male observed nectaring (along with a bee fly) on blossoms of Hairy Golden Aster, moving from rather rapidly from plant to plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: that's the correct ID, Rene. You may have noticed that summer brood individuals have very light gray scaling on the hindwing veins, compared to heavier scaling on the spring brood.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County