Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne theona

Observation date: July 31, 2018
Submitted by: Rob Wu
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on golden trailing lantana in Pollinator Garden at Bldg 163, Main Post, WSMR.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: MANONA knows this critter as a ssp. of Chlosyne theona. Eventually, DNA work may show it is a distinct species. I logged it in as a "temporary colonist" but it may prve to be a breeding resident some day. thanks, Rob!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico