Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1285680

Clodius Parnassian
Parnassius clodius

Observation date: June 22, 2020
Submitted by: glennfine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flying in a wet meadow in the Eddy Mountains, Siskiyou County. 6,870'. Black antenna, furry body, red spots HW only. Lots of few-flowered bleeding heart in this area. Habitat photo included
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: February 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Trinity County