Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1366509

Observation date: July 26, 2023
Submitted by: ezeemonee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On Tehachapi Mountain between 7-8K fr elevation. Partly cloudy day in the 80’s F. On its Sulphur Buckwheat host plant. The only other type of Buckwheat growing in the area was Wright's Buckwheat.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 03, 2023
Coordinator notes: Obviously James Scott was wrong that these are extinct in the Tehachapi Mts.!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Kern County