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Sunday, October 07, 2007

Checkered White butterfly

Among butterfly species, the "whites" are a large group. The butterfly in this pic is a Checkered White, a very widespread species found throughout much of the United States and northern Mexico. I found this specimen also on the rabbitbrush along the Canon City Riverwalk, another critter enjoying the nectar from the pretty yellow flowers on this native plant.


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