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Chalcedon Checkerspot

Euphydryas chalcedona

Habitat:

An extremely variable checkerspot species of western North America that hosts on a variety of plant species including snowberry and Castilleja. Their bright coloration serves to warn birds of unpalability.

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2 Comments

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

lovely. Looks like Palo Alto has more variety?

dominique.eghlidi
dominique.eghlidi 5 years ago

Beautiful!

StirredMocha
Spotted by
StirredMocha

Palo Alto, California, USA

Spotted on May 10, 2014
Submitted on Aug 23, 2014

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