Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 692882

Observation date: November 25, 2011
Submitted by: Appy-Brown
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very late season flight. Sunny morning, not yet 50°F, after at least two 20°F nights. Site adjacent to Lake Champlain. The most recent previous observations of Colias eurytheme and philodice were on 14 & 16-November; first deep freeze was on 18-Nov.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Kent McFarland
Verified date: December 24, 2011
Coordinator notes: characteristics of both species suggests this is of hybrid origins
Checklist region(s): Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States