Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1289741

Pacific Orangetip
Anthocharis sara

Observation date: May 02, 2021
Submitted by: Selwyn Quan
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Surprised to see one this late in the year.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 04, 2021
Coordinator notes: This species typically has 2 broods per year in a reasonably wet year. The first brood is form "reakirtii." The second brood is often larger. Sara will go into early July in montane habitats, into early June along the Coast-Ken Davenport