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Edith's Checkerspot

Euphydryas editha


Dark body with stripes near the end of the abdomen, wings with bands of spots in white to pale yellow, and red-orange, with dark outlines.


Coastal chaparral, meadows, fields, foothills, open woods, alpine fellfields


There was a road cut full of wet gravel where several varieties of butterflies and bees were drinking.

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Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 8 years ago

Very nice !!

LauraPound 8 years ago

Thank you Bernadette. :)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 8 years ago

Beautiful butterfly!

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California, USA

Spotted on May 10, 2009
Submitted on May 8, 2013

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