Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1320961

Desert Orangetip
Anthocharis cethura

Observation date: March 16, 2022
Submitted by: Gordon Berman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 65-70 degrees, calm, sunny day. Almost nothing in bloom, only one other butterfly seen over a 3 mile out and back hike on Sierra Vista trail below Bishop’s Cap. I did not see this butterfly land. Instead, it was gone in an instant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: thanks, Gordon!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico