Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 938369

California Patch
Chlosyne californica

Observation date: September 29, 2013
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: these were getting minerals from scat, along road side. swarms of these calif, patch were everywhere through out the anza borrego state park flying low or mainly floating on the breeze, heave monsoons provided lots of nectar and foliage
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 25, 2013
Coordinator notes: What a great sight! I saw one in the Hualapai Mts. in NW Arizona last October 2nd.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County