Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 769441

Desert Orangetip
Anthocharis cethura

Observation date: May 04, 1978
Submitted by: legacy.reporter (George T. Austin)
Specimen type: Specimen
Collection location: Nevada State Museum
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport)
Verified date: December 01, 2012
Coordinator notes: subspecies mojavensis
Checklist region(s): Clark County, Nevada, United States