Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1303796

Western White
Pontia occidentalis

Observation date: July 25, 2021
Submitted by: jeh802
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched on liatris flower. Drought conditions, 30 degrees Celsius, bright sun and light wind
Status: Resident
Verified by: alchem30
Verified date: June 15, 2022
Coordinator notes: The view of the underside of the wing is strongly indicative of a female Western White. That said, images showing the upper side would further strengthen the confirmation.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan