Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 940450

California Patch
Chlosyne californica

Observation date: May 19, 2010
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: we saw lots of these they seemed to be interested in dung and mineral spots on ground some on nectar of flowers warm day sunny lots of shrubs and annuals blooming must have had rain at least a little in each month of winter. heavy blooms on desert cassia, cuperosa and others also annuals blooming
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: November 27, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County