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Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)

The Silvery Checkerspot is mainly dark brown in color, with numerous orange spots and blocks on each wing. It ranges from southern Canado into Texas. The Silvery Checkerspot can often be found in open spaces such as forest edges, fields and moist stream beds.

Wing spread: 1.4" - 1.75"

Host Plants: Asters, sunflowers, black-eyed susans

Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly
Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly

Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly
Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly

 

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