Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1299221

Clodius Parnassian
Parnassius clodius

Observation date: June 22, 2021
Submitted by: sandyleapt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly photographed, temperature in the mid 60s. Light breeze. Sunny. Elevation approximately 4000 ft. Nectaring on native phlox. I saw 50 to 100 Clodius on the drive and walk to the top of the mountain. Many were nectaring on ox-eye daisys growing alongside the slow vehicle turnouts. Some appeared to be patrolling patches of flowers.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Benton County