Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 613583

Mead's Sulphur
Colias meadii

Observation date: August 04, 2011
Date notes: Time is UTC
Submitted by: xpda
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This was at about 12,500 elevation.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 22, 2011
Coordinator notes: Nice photograph of a female Mead's Sulphur, a denizen of the alpine tundra but frequently found below timberline in late summer.
Checklist region(s): Pitkin County, Colorado, United States