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Observation notes: Nectaring on large yellow/orange flowers
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: February 12, 2023
Coordinator notes: Your suggested ID is correct...the Northern Checkerspot....subspecies flavula in western Colorado. Genetics indicates the eastern populations in the Rocky Mountains is a different species than the more western ones...Chlosyne flavula instead of palla. I don't know how a new name will sort-out...perhaps simply the Flavula Checkerspot. Mike