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Medium size butterfly with a dark body. Wings have orange and black markings on the upperside, silver metallic spots on the underside. Wingspan about 55 mm.
Spotted in eastern Washington in the Cascade foothills above 2000 ft. along a dirt road where there was an opening in the forest. Several species of wildflowers and thistles in the area.