Checkered Whites have white wings with gray and black markings, the male wings are more white than marked. Checkered Whites spend their winters in the pupal stage, which is when the caterpillars body transforms to new body in the protective chrysalis. They are an abundant species found in plains, mountains or desert areas. Here is… Read More CHECKERED WHITE
This Zebra Longwing was at the Arboretum of Flagstaff in northern Arizona. Their range is in South and Central America, as well as the southern United States. Learn more: Zebra Longwing
March 14th is Learn About Butterflies Day. Here are some posts from this blog about butterflies… WHAT ARE ALL THOSE ORANGE BUTTERFLIES?, MORE ORANGE BUTTERFLIES…, SWALLOWTAILS, THE DIVERSE LEPIDOPTERA INSECT.
Here is a Mourning Cloak on an Aspen in northern Arizona. This photos is from my archives, back in 2005. Learn more MOURNING CLOAK.