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Silvery Checkerspot

Chlosyne nycteis

Description:

A silvery checkerspot not to be confused with the pearl crescent because of those two white dots on the hind wing spots. Such a difference haha. Love butterflies. Such awesome and delicate creatures.

Habitat:

North America.

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2 Comments

The GeoDex
The GeoDex 2 years ago

Oh yeah sorry my mistake. I tend to upload a folder of spottings at once and Ctrl+C Ctrl+P my binomial names from a word doc. Sometimes they get mixed up. In this case my silvery checkerspot and locust borer spottings lol

EmilieChich
EmilieChich 2 years ago

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megacyllen...

??? Megacyllene seems to be a beetle.
Silvery checkerspot = Chlosyne nycteis.

The GeoDex
Spotted by
The GeoDex

Kansas, USA

Spotted on Nov 10, 2018
Submitted on Nov 10, 2018

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