Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Sagebrush Checkerspot
Chlosyne acastus

Observation date: May 07, 2021
Submitted by: rebeccagracey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I counted 18 of these checkerspots along the trail for about a quarter of a mile. They were going to dandelions and Alpine butterweed, Packera wernerlifolia, for nectar.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: this species is having a breakout season in that area. thanks for getting a photo into the system.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Grant County