Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 961212

Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum

Observation date: April 11, 2014
Submitted by: Jennifer Jilks
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First one of the season for me. It was flitting through the wetland/forest.
Status: Nonresident
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: April 11, 2014
Coordinator notes: not a Painted lady. This is a hibernator, like the Mourning Cloak, but much rarer. RAL.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario