Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1321576

Gabb's Checkerspot
Chlosyne gabbii

Observation date: March 23, 2022
Date notes: Late march
Submitted by: Seth Mueller
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caught strongly flying above trail. temperature was in the low 60’s.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: March 29, 2022
Coordinator notes: Based on date and locality, it is gabbii. Northern Checkerspots do reach Los Angeles County in the Old Ridge Route area but those are not likely to show up until May and June. That species can be found in Frazier Park (Kern County) and Frazier Mountain (Ventura County). ..Ken Davenport