It would be nice to visit that local again to confirm WVW colony. This is a
conservation concern species in VT. Can you let me know the location for
out database and will it be possible to visit again soon?

Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
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On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Grkovich, Alex <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

>   Alan,
> I don't think so...Check out the spring form of Mustard White on the
> Butterfllies of America website:
> In Peter's specimen, there is no evidence of (sharper) dark scaling along
> the veins of the FW apex and on the HW. Also, the rounded FW apex and the
> "dirty" whitish ground color do suggest WV White...Now, if we had a shot of
> the underside then we would know for sure...
> Alex
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> *From:* Vermont Butterfly Survey [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Alan [
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> *Sent:* Monday, April 16, 2012 8:38 PM
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> *Subject:* Re: Butterflies at Henry Potters Cobble Wallingford Vt
>  My best guess is Mustard White.
> Alan Gregory
> Williston VT
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 7:07 PM, Peter Manship <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I was at this unique habitat looking at some spring wildflowers and
>> noticed a few
>> butterflies out flying in this very warm day
>> Red Admiral  1
>> Eastern Comma  3
>> Spring Azure 1  on the other side of the road
>> Mustard White or a West Virginia White
>>  I got a good image of the butterfly with it's wings open a little, not
>> having a net
>> I waited for the wings to close to see the pattern and if it was light or
>> dark but
>> the wind started hollowing and the butterfly was gone. here is the image,
>> what
>> do you think?
>> Peter Manship
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> Alan Clark Gregory
> Lt Col USAF, Ret.
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