Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Bordered Patch Butterfly

Chlosyne lacinia

Description:

The Bordered Patch is an extremely variable butterfly. The upper side of the wings is mainly black with the fore wing having rows of white and/or yellow-orange spots of varying sizes.

Habitat:

This butterfly was nectaring on the Gregg's Mistflower.

Notes:

This butterfly uses sunflowers as a host plant. The caterpillars are gregarious (feed together).

No species ID suggestions

Denton, Texas, USA

Lat: 33.15, Long: -97.02

Spotted on Jun 18, 2012
Submitted on Jun 19, 2012

Reference

Related spottings

Silvery checkerspot Bordered Patch Silvery Checkerspot Silvery Checkerspot

Nearby spottings

Black Swallowtail Chrysalis Chocolate Tube Slime Mold Pipevine Caterpillars Monarch Butterfly