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Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)

This white and black butterfly with orange spots can be found from New Mexico north along the Rocky Mountains and into southwest Alaska.

Wing spread: 1.75" - 2.5"

Host plants: species of stonecrop (Sedum) 

Rocky Mountain Parnassian Butterfly
Rocky Mountain Parnassian Butterfly

Rocky Mountain Parnassian Butterfly
Rocky Mountain Parnassian Butterfly

Rocky Mountain Parnassian Butterfly
Rocky Mountain Parnassian Butterfly

 

 

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