Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1290194

Chalcedon Checkerspot
Euphydryas chalcedona

Observation date: May 09, 2021
Submitted by: mstanek
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 10, 2021
Coordinator notes: Sorry, not a Leanira Checkerspot. These have longer elongated wings than checkerspotsd in the genus Chlosyne.-Ken Davenport