Chlosyne nycteis (Doubleday, 1847)
SILVERY CHECKERSPOT
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Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
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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
© Justin Valleau, 2007 · 7
Chlosyne nycteis

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

Chlosyne nycteis, mating
© John Pickering, 2004-2017 · 3
Chlosyne nycteis, mating
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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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