Here is a comparison of the Acmon Blue and the Melissa Blue butterflies. The Acmon Blue is the most common of the gossamer wing family. They have a row of 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… Read More BLUES


There were quite a few different species of butterflies flying around in a Ponderosa pine forest area, close to where I live. Here are some of the ones I saw fluttering around on a recent sunny morning walk. Read about these butterflies here: EARLY BUTTERFLIES & BLOOMS, A YELLOW BUTTERFLY, PAINTED LADY