Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 940866

Observation date: May 25, 2013
Submitted by: pcastrovillo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flying around and landing on foliage of Holodiscus sp.. Active during early afternoon. Approx 30 individuals observed along edge of Rapid River Trail, Riggins, Idaho Co., ID. 0.5 mi S of trailhead. Riparian/forest habitat. Elev approx. 2500 ft. 1 specimen collected and residing in the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History at The College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: January 28, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Idaho County