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Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis - Chlosyne nycteis - male

Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis - Chlosyne nycteis - Male
Fort Washington, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
July 18, 2009

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Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis - Chlosyne nycteis - male  Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis  - Chlosyne nycteis - male

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Chlosyne nycteis - Silvery Checkerspot

 
Thank You
they look very similar to me.
Eric

 
Differences from a Pearl Crescent
Notice in your picture that two of black submarginal spots in the hindwings have white centers
As far as I know the spots will always be completely black in a Pearl Crescent

Also note the wide black borders on the forewings in your butterfly
In a Pearl Crescent they are noticeably narrower

 
Thank you
Yes I can see those details once they have been pointed out. I need a good field guide. Do you have a reccomendation.
Eric

 
Two EXCELLENT Butterfly Field Guides
Both of these: (1), (2)

 
Thank you
I'll start with these two

Eric

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