Silvery Checkerspot

Chlosyne nycteis

Genus Chlosyne
Subfamily True Brushfoots
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Almost certainly gone from the state; resident and migrant
Abundance maximum ?
Flight Period May 24 - September 2
Notes Hasn't been seen in Massachusetts in 25 years or so
Overwintering 3rd stage Larva
More info Massachusetts Butterfly Atlas Website

Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis

Silvery Checkerspot

Photo by Tom Murray - 8/16/2007
Virginia Mountains

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Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis

Silvery Checkerspot

Photo by Tom Murray - 8/16/2007
Virginia Mountains

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