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White-rayed Patch/Checkerspot (Mariposa parche negra)

Chlosyne ehrenbergii


Orange and black caterpillars with spikes. 4 cm long. In the last photo you can see more than twenty of them in the host plant.


Plants in a semi desert area.

1 Species ID Suggestions

White-rayed Patch/Checkerspot (Mariposa parche negra)
Chlosyne ehrenbergii Metamorphosis of the White Rayed Patch from Mexico - What's That Bug?

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LuisStevens 4 years ago

Thank you EarlyStages for the ID and the link.

EarlyStages 4 years ago

Almost certainly the same . . .

Spotted by

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 3, 2014
Submitted on Aug 26, 2014

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