Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)

Found in mountainous regions from AZ to NW Canada, mostly along the Rocky Mountain chain.
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
15 July 2013

Black and white barred antennae help separate this taxon from Clodius Parnassian, whose antennae are solid black.


Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
1 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
4 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
4 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
3 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
9 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
26 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
26 July 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
2 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
9 Aug 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2015
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
18 June 2015

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
15 June 2015

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
1 July 2015

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Lemhi Pass, MT
20 July 2014
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Red Mountain, Lewis & Clark CO., MT
15 July 2015

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
20 May 2015

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
30 June 2014

Nectaring on stonecrop, the caterpillar food plant.


Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
9 June 2014

Mated pair


Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus) caterpillar
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
19 May 2014

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus) caterpillar
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
19 May 2014

Feeding on Narrow-petalled Stonecrop (Sedum stenopetalum).


Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus) caterpillar
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
19 May 2014

Feeding on Narrow-petalled Stonecrop (Sedum stenopetalum).


Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus magnus) caterpillar
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co, MT
19 May 2014

Feeding on Narrow-petalled Stonecrop (Sedum stenopetalum).



Colorado Rocky Mountain Parnassians
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus sayi)
Florissant, Teller Co., CO
6 July 2016

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus sayi)
Florissant, Teller Co., CO
6 July 2016

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus sayi)
Florissant, Teller Co., CO
6 July 2016

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus sayi)
Florissant, Teller Co., CO
7 July 2016

Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus sayi)
Florissant, Teller Co., CO
6 July 2016


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