Chalcedon Checkerspot Butterfly Image

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Chalcedon Checkerspot Closed Wing Image
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Chalcedon Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona)

Family: Brush-footed Butterfly (Nymphalidae)

Subfamily: True Brushfoot (Nymphalinae)

Average Wingspan: 1 1/4" - 1 1/4"

Habitat: Tundra, prairies, foothills, canyons

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Chalcedon Checkerspot Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Open wing - Copyright Donald Gudehus
Closed wing - Copyright Donald Gudehus

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