Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 435826

Gillette's Checkerspot
Euphydryas gillettii

Observation date: June 14, 1941
Data source: E. Lumley
Submitted by: legacy.reporter (E. Lumley)
Specimen type: Specimen
Collection location: National Museum of Natural History
Observation notes: 1m
Status: Resident
Verified by: legacy.verifier (P.A. Opler)
Verified date: October 29, 2008
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Cascade County, Montana, United States