Giant Swallowtails are common in the southern California, Arizona, Mexico, Central America, Columbia, Jamaica, and Cuba. They are distinct by their large size, from 3.9 to 6.3 inches (9.9 to 16 cm). Read this: SWALLOWTAILS
The Acmon blue is the most common of the gossamer wing family that have a row of tiny orange spots along the edge of the hind wing. They are less than an inch in size. These butterflies are found throughout the southwest, although generally not in the hottest places. I found these in higher elevation… Read More ACMON BLUE BUTTERFLY
Here are some colorful bugs I saw on a recent walk.