Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1325847

Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: May 28, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Same location as photographed on May 22. Definitely more than 20 individuals here. In the open on rocky volcanic slope. Some basking on the road at the base of the slope. Saw 2 struck by a passing vehicle. In this series of 3 photos a mating pair were being harassed by a third individual trying, it seemed, to wedge them apart. After a while it left but then returned.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 05, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): British Columbia, Canada