Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Gillette's Checkerspot
Euphydryas gillettii

Observation date: July 12, 2009
Submitted by: pcastrovillo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On foliage in alpine meadow. Elevation approx 6500 ft. Observation reported as part of the 2009 NABA Yellow Pine 4J Butterfly Count.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kent
Verified date: January 28, 2012
Coordinator notes: Thanks! Great photo.
Checklist region(s): Valley County, Idaho, United States