Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1355677

Elada Checkerspot
Texola elada

Observation date: May 13, 2023
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On bushes at the edge of a narrow wash. A warm day with clouds gathering.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 16, 2023
Coordinator notes: Marta, I agree with Perse or Arizona Checkerspot. As soon as BAMONA adds that species to their list of options, I'll go back and make that change. BAMONA still treats perse as a subspecies of elada.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Hidalgo County