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Species Chlosyne palla - Northern Checkerspot - Hodges#4492

Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla - male Chlosyne palla - male Crescent or checkerspot - Chlosyne palla Poladryas arachne - Chlosyne palla Deschutes Butterfly 1 - Chlosyne palla - male Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Nymphalinae (Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.)
Tribe Melitaeini
Genus Chlosyne (Patches, Checkerspots)
Species palla (Northern Checkerspot - Hodges#4492)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
"Mountain Checkerspot" might be a more appropriate name than "Northern".
Likely several gerera in family Asteraceae - tribe Astereae. Favors Chrysothamnus and Aster. Solidago has been reported.