Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1296237

Zephyr Comma
Polygonia zephyrus

Observation date: June 20, 2021
Submitted by: Cascade Colors
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Around 9,900 feet elevation
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 23, 2021
Coordinator notes: Aka Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis zephyrus). You might find the Satyr Comma at that altitude in late July or August...larger and brighter yellowish orange above and the underside really looks like lighter tree bark streaked with darker lines. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Clear Creek County