Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1298762

Great Basin Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis sthenele

Observation date: July 02, 2021
Date notes: Butterflies photographed 09:30am to 10am.
Submitted by: Luna-Linuche.76
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Private garden near Cottonwood Creek, off Hwy. 395 & County Road 206, New Pine Creek, CA. Near base of Warner Mountains in northern CA. Warm & sunny morning (9:30 am to 10 am). Elevation about 4960 feet. Butterfly feeding on Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum).
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: This is little known subspecies sineocellata and yours is the earliest reported record for California, if you have those from the Warner's at an even earlier date in the Season, let me know at kdavenport93306@yahoo.com-Ken Davenport.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Modoc County