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Arachne Checkerspot

Poladryas arachne

Description:

Butterfly!

Habitat:

Centennial Cone Open Space Park,

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8 Comments

HeidiEaton
HeidiEaton 8 years ago

Yup, definitely an Arachne. The orange body bands and blue-gray eyes are identifying marks.

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

I'll go ahead and use your suggestion Keith. Thanks!

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

Thanks Y'all!! (that's texan)

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

really nice shot and beautiful butterfly!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Great! Very beautiful!

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

Thanks Ryan! and Thanks for the ID tip Keith! It looks like you're right, but I really don't know anything myself..Maybe someone can verify.

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 8 years ago

This is a bit of a shot in the dark as I am not at all familiar with this genus, but it looks a lot like Arachne Checkerspot - Poladryas arachne.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/25003

Ryan21
Ryan21 8 years ago

Great spotting

AdamBrown
Spotted by
AdamBrown

Colorado, USA

Spotted on May 25, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2012

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