Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne theona

Observation date: August 20, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Checkerspot taking nutrients from moist soil and shallow seep near the Soledad/Bar Canyon Trailhead. Seeps emerged following monsoon rainstorms which began in late June. This afternoon observation occurred under bright, sunny, hot, and breezy conditions.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 07, 2022
Coordinator notes: these beautiful pics are subspecies thekla. thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County