Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia) Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Storm Lake Pass, Granite Co., MT
16 July 2015

Very similar to Snowberry Checkerspot but Anicia Checkerspots shows more red coloration, and the bulk of the Anicia flight occurs after the bulk of the Snowberry flight, at least in western Montana.


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia) Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Morrell Lookout, Powell Co., MT
14 July 2015
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Morrell Lookout, Powell Co., MT
14 July 2015

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia) Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Morrell Lookout, Powell Co., MT
14 July 2015
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Morrell Lookout, Powell Co., MT
14 July 2015

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia) Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Red Mountain, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
15 July 2015
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Red Mountain, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
15 July 2015

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia) Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Red Mountain, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
15 July 2015
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Red Mountain, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
15 July 2015

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia) Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Elkhorn Creek, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
7 June 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia)
Elkhorn Creek, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
7 June 2016


Colorado Anicia Checkerspots
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia capella)
Florissant, Teller Co., CO
6 July 2016

This subspecies is much more orange-red.


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia eurytion)
Four Mile Creek Rd., Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

This subspecies averages much lighter in color and tone.


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia eurytion)
Four Mile Creek Rd., Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia eurytion)
Four Mile Creek Rd., Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

Females may be quite white.


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia eurytion)
Four Mile Creek Rd., Park Co., CO
8 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia eurytion)
Four Mile Creek Rd., Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

This high elevation subspecies averages darker and oranger.


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
8 July 2016

I found this individual as a roadkill.


Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
8 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
10 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
10 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
10 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Horseshoe Mountain, Park Co., CO
10 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
12 July 2016

Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
13 July 2016
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia brucei)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison/Chaffee County Line Co., CO
13 July 2016



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