Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 726542

Sierra Sulphur
Colias behrii

Observation date: July 02, 2012
Submitted by: eal79
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mating. Locally common in grassland plateau near marshy stream. Many in flight, appears to be mating season - saw multiple "couples" and individuals appeared to be attracted to sight of other individuals or couples.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 16, 2012
Coordinator notes: Also, send me full data and your name for the Season Summary.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Tulare County