Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Spring White
Pontia sisymbrii

Observation date: April 26, 2021
Date notes: Partly cloudy but warm spring day.
Submitted by: katiefouse
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The butterfly was in a ponderosa forest but doesn’t look like a Pine White to me!
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: May 29, 2023
Coordinator notes: Even though the underside is not readily visible, the crisp black markings on the forewings are also useful and I agree with your suggested ID Katie...the Spring White (subspecies elevata). Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Douglas County