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California/Nevada Butterflies

Western Branded Skipper - Hesperia colorado
Western Branded Skipper - Hesperia colorado
Western Branded Skipper - Hesperia colorado
Western Branded Skipper - Hesperia colorado
Lorquin's Admiral - Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral - Limenitis lorquini
Variable Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Variable Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Variable Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Variable Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Great Basin Juniper Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus chalcosiva
Great Basin Juniper Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus chalcosiva
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
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Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus
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Tailed Copper - Lycaena arota
Tailed Copper - Lycaena arota
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
Great Basin Wood Nymph - Cercyonis sthenele
Great Basin Wood Nymph - Cercyonis sthenele
Pale Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio eurymedon
Pale Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio eurymedon
Variable Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Variable Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Great Basin Fritillary - Spereria egleis
Great Basin Fritillary - Spereria egleis
Becker's White - Pontia beckerii
Becker's White - Pontia beckerii
Becker's White - Pontia beckerii
Becker's White - Pontia beckerii
Western Branded Skipper - Hesperia colorado
Western Branded Skipper - Hesperia colorado
Nelson's Cedar Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus nesloni
Nelson's Cedar Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus nesloni
Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
female Rural Skipper - Ochlodes agricola
female Rural Skipper - Ochlodes agricola
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
Golden Hairstreak - Habrodais grunus
Golden Hairstreak - Habrodais grunus
Gold-hunter's Hairstreak - Satyrium auretorum
Gold-hunter's Hairstreak - Satyrium auretorum
Echo Azure - Celastrina echo
Echo Azure - Celastrina echo
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Lorquin's Admiral - Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral - Limenitis lorquini
male Clodius Parnassian - Parnassius clodius
male Clodius Parnassian - Parnassius clodius
male Clodius Parnassian - Parnassius clodius
male Clodius Parnassian - Parnassius clodius
Sierra Nevada Blue - Plebejus podarce
Sierra Nevada Blue - Plebejus podarce
male Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
male Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
Mexican Cloudywing - Thorybes mexicana
Mexican Cloudywing - Thorybes mexicana
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
male Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
male Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
male Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
male Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
female Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
female Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Mexican Cloudywing - Thorybes mexicana
Mexican Cloudywing - Thorybes mexicana
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Dun Skipper - Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper - Euphyes vestris
Mariposa Copper - Lycaena mariposa
Mariposa Copper - Lycaena mariposa
male Mariposa Copper - Lycaena mariposa
male Mariposa Copper - Lycaena mariposa
male Mariposa Copper - Lycaena mariposa
male Mariposa Copper - Lycaena mariposa
Echo Azure - Celastrina echo
Echo Azure - Celastrina echo
Echo Azure - Celastrina echo
Echo Azure - Celastrina echo
Hydaspe Fritillaries - Speyeria hydaspe
Hydaspe Fritillaries - Speyeria hydaspe
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
male Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha
male Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha
Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
Arctic Skipper - Carterocephalus palaemon
Arctic Skipper - Carterocephalus palaemon
Sagebrush Sooty Hairstreak - Satyrium semiluna
Sagebrush Sooty Hairstreak - Satyrium semiluna
Behr's Hairstreaks - Satyrium behrii
Behr's Hairstreaks - Satyrium behrii
California Marble - Euchloe hyantis
California Marble - Euchloe hyantis
Ruddy Copper - Lycaena rubida
Ruddy Copper - Lycaena rubida
female Clodius Parnassian - Parnassius clodius
female Clodius Parnassian - Parnassius clodius
female Clodius Parnassian with a mating plug - Parnassius clodius
female Clodius Parnassian with a mating plug - Parnassius clodius
Hoffman's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmani
Hoffman's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmani
Hoffman's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmani
Hoffman's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmani
Hoffman's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmani and Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Hoffman's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmani and Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Brown Elfin - Callophrys augustinus
Brown Elfin - Callophrys augustinus
Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus ruralis
Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus ruralis
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus ruralis
Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus ruralis
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
Northwestern Fritillary - Speyeria hesperis irene
Northwestern Fritillary - Speyeria hesperis irene
Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus ruralis
Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus ruralis
Pacuvius Duskywing - Erynnis pacuvius
Pacuvius Duskywing - Erynnis pacuvius
Pacific Fritillary - Boloria epithore
Pacific Fritillary - Boloria epithore
Pacific Fritillaries - Boloria epithore
Pacific Fritillaries - Boloria epithore
Coronis Fritillary - Speyeria coronis
Coronis Fritillary - Speyeria coronis
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba
Edith's Coppers - Lycaena editha
Edith's Coppers - Lycaena editha
male Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha
male Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha
female Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha
female Edith's Copper - Lycaena editha
mating Brown Elfins - Callophrys augustinus
mating Brown Elfins - Callophrys augustinus
California Marble - Euchloe hyantis
California Marble - Euchloe hyantis
Spring White - Pontia sisymbrii
Spring White - Pontia sisymbrii
Spring White - Pontia sisymbrii
Spring White - Pontia sisymbrii
Western - Papilio rutulus, and Pale Tiger Swallowtails - Papilio eurymedon
Western - Papilio rutulus, and Pale Tiger Swallowtails - Papilio eurymedon
Glaucon Blue - Euphilotes glaucon
Glaucon Blue - Euphilotes glaucon
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Western Pine Elfin - Callophrys eryphon
Western Pine Elfin - Callophrys eryphon
Anna Blue - Plebejus anna
Anna Blue - Plebejus anna
Anna Blue - Plebejus anna
Anna Blue - Plebejus anna
Pale Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio eurymedon
Pale Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio eurymedon
Stella Orangetip - Anthocharis stella
Stella Orangetip - Anthocharis stella
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Sheridan's Hairstreak - Callophrys sheridanii
Sheridan's Hairstreak - Callophrys sheridanii
Anise Swallowtail - Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail - Papilio zelicaon
male Western White - Pontia occidentalis
male Western White - Pontia occidentalis
Indra Swallowtail - Papilio indra
Indra Swallowtail - Papilio indra
Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui
Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
Large Marble - Euchloe ausonides
Large Marble - Euchloe ausonides
male Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
male Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
female Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
female Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
female Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
female Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii
female Purplish Copper - Lycaena helloides
female Purplish Copper - Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper - Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper - Lycaena helloides
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Sagebrush Sooty Hairstreak - Satyrium semiluna
Sagebrush Sooty Hairstreak - Satyrium semiluna
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini?
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini?
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Pacuvius Duskywing - Erynnis pacuvius
Pacuvius Duskywing - Erynnis pacuvius
male Western White - Pontia occidentalis
male Western White - Pontia occidentalis
Stella Orangetip - Anthocharis stella
Stella Orangetip - Anthocharis stella
Spring White - Pontia sisymbrii
Spring White - Pontia sisymbrii
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper - Hesperia juba
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Nevada Skipper - Hesperia nevada
Nevada Skipper - Hesperia nevada
Nevada Skipper - Hesperia nevada
Nevada Skipper - Hesperia nevada
male Ruddy Copper - Lycaena rubidus
male Ruddy Copper - Lycaena rubidus
Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa
Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
Zerene Fritillary - Speyeria zerene
Zerene Fritillary - Speyeria zerene
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Propertius Duskywing - Erynnis propertius
Monarch - Danaus plexippus
Monarch - Danaus plexippus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
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Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue - Plebejus lupini
Great Basin Fritillary - Speyeria egleis
Great Basin Fritillary - Speyeria egleis
Lilac-bordered Copper - Lycaena nivalis
Lilac-bordered Copper - Lycaena nivalis
Great Basin Fritillary - Speyeria egleis
Great Basin Fritillary - Speyeria egleis
male Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
male Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
female Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
male Lilac-bordered Copper - Lycaena nivalis
male Lilac-bordered Copper - Lycaena nivalis
Pacific Dotted Blue - Euphilotes enoptes
Pacific Dotted Blue - Euphilotes enoptes
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Field Crescent - Phyciodes campestris
Friday's Blue
Friday's Blue
Western Tailed-Blue - Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue - Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue - Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue - Cupido amyntula
Mexican Cloudywing - Thorybes mexicana
Mexican Cloudywing - Thorybes mexicana
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Silvery Blue - Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Silvery Blue - Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucopsyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucopsyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Arrowhead Blue - Glaucophyche piasus
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Clouded Sulphur - Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur - Colias philodice
Small Wood Nymph - Cercyonis oetus
Small Wood Nymph - Cercyonis oetus
female California Crescent - Phyciodes orseis
female California Crescent - Phyciodes orseis
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Leanira Checkerspot - Thessalia leanira
Leanira Checkerspot - Thessalia leanira
Rita Blue - Euphilotes pallescens calneva
Rita Blue - Euphilotes pallescens calneva
Rita Blue - Euphilotes pallescens calneva
Rita Blue - Euphilotes pallescens calneva
West Coast Lady - Vanessa annabella
West Coast Lady - Vanessa annabella
Checkered White - Pontia protodice
Checkered White - Pontia protodice
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue - Plebejus icarioides
Acmon Blue - Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue - Plebejus acmon
Pacuvius Duskywing - Erynnis pacuvius
Pacuvius Duskywing - Erynnis pacuvius
Northern White-Skipper - Heliopetes ericetorum
Northern White-Skipper - Heliopetes ericetorum
Great Basin Wood Nymph - Cercyonis sthenele
Great Basin Wood Nymph - Cercyonis sthenele
Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
male Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
male Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
female Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
female Great Copper - Lycaena xanthoides
Veined Blue - Plebejus neurona
Veined Blue - Plebejus neurona
Veined Blue - Plebejus neurona
Veined Blue - Plebejus neurona
San Emigdio Blue - Plebejus emigdionis
San Emigdio Blue - Plebejus emigdionis
Eufala Skipper - Lerodea eufala
Eufala Skipper - Lerodea eufala
Common Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus communis
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti
Checkered White - Pontia protodice
Checkered White - Pontia protodice
Checkered White - Pontia protodice
Checkered White - Pontia protodice
Common Branded Skipper - Hesperia comma
Common Branded Skipper - Hesperia comma
Lindsey's Skipper - Hesperia lindseyi
Lindsey's Skipper - Hesperia lindseyi
Lindsey's Skipper - Hesperia lindseyi
Lindsey's Skipper - Hesperia lindseyi
Edith's Checkerspot - Euphydryas editha
Edith's Checkerspot - Euphydryas editha
San Emigdio Blue - Plebejus emigdionis
San Emigdio Blue - Plebejus emigdionis
San Emigdio Blue - Plebejus emigdionis
San Emigdio Blue - Plebejus emigdionis
Western Tailed Blue - Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed Blue - Cupido amyntula
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti
Sandhill Skipper - Polites sabuleti
Alkali Skipper - Pseudocopaeodes eunus
Alkali Skipper - Pseudocopaeodes eunus
Nelson's Cedar Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus nesloni
Nelson's Cedar Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus nesloni
Nelson's Cedar Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus nesloni
Nelson's Cedar Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus nesloni
California Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
California Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
Sonoran Skipper - Polites sonora
Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
Greenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii californica
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii californica
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii californica
California Sister - Adelpha bredowii californica
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Rural Skipper - Ochlodes agricola
Rural Skipper - Ochlodes agricola
Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak - Satyrium tetra
Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak - Satyrium tetra
Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
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mating Northern White-Skipper - Heliopetes ericetorum
mating Northern White-Skipper - Heliopetes ericetorum
Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
Gorgon Copper - Lycaena gorgon
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Hedgerow Hairstreak - Satyrium saepium
Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinus
Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinus
Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinus
Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinus
Behr's Mormon Metalmark - Apodemia mormo virgulti
Behr's Mormon Metalmark - Apodemia mormo virgulti
Rural Skipper - Ochlodes agricola
Rural Skipper - Ochlodes agricola
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
California Hairstreak - Satyrium californica
Comstock Dotted Blue - Euphilotes glaucon comstocki
Comstock Dotted Blue - Euphilotes glaucon comstocki
Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinus
Sylvan Hairstreak - Satyrium sylvinus