Chlosyne nycteis (Doubleday, 1847)
SILVERY CHECKERSPOT
Streamside Checkerspot; Charidryas nycteis
Life   Insecta   Lepidoptera   Nymphalidae   Chlosyne

Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot

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Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot

Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 7
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne nycteis
© Justin Valleau, 2007 · 7
Chlosyne nycteis

Chlosyne nycteis, mating
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 3
Chlosyne nycteis, mating
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot, top
© Jim Porter, University of Georgia, 2005-2007 · 3
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot, top

Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot, bottom
© Jim Porter, University of Georgia, 2005-2007 · 2
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot, bottom
Chlosyne nycteis, larva
© McGuire Center, Moth Photographers Group · 2
Chlosyne nycteis, larva

Chlosyne nycteis, larva
© McGuire Center, Moth Photographers Group · 2
Chlosyne nycteis, larva
Chlosyne nycteis, larva
© McGuire Center, Moth Photographers Group · 2
Chlosyne nycteis, larva

Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 1
Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne nycteis, top
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Chlosyne nycteis, top

Chlosyne nycteis, bottom
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Chlosyne nycteis, bottom
Chlosyne nycteis, topside
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 1
Chlosyne nycteis, topside
Identification
Careful! This species looks very much like its cousin Chlosyne gorgone except that it is paler beneath. The bottom wings of Chlosyne gorgone are darker and bolder in contrast.

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Verbenaceae  Lantana @ I_RPY (1)

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