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  Sighting 1288955

Sagebrush Checkerspot
Chlosyne acastus

Observation date: April 18, 2021
Submitted by: dkaralun
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 75 degrees and breezy. Many checkerspots were coming in to the only area with flowers. I think there were two subspecies of Sagebrush Checkerspot present.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 21, 2021
Coordinator notes: More likely a variant or outlying blend zone-Ken Davenport. Neumoegeni is the prevailing desert subspecies.-Ken Davenport