Butterflies of Ladd Marsh

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)

Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)

Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)

Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)

Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)

Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)

Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)

Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)

Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice)

Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice)

Western White, female (Pontia occidentalis)

Western White, female (Pontia occidentalis)

Common Alpine (Erebia epipsodea)

Common Alpine (Erebia epipsodea)

Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)

Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)

Ochre (Common) Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia)

Ochre (Common) Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia)

Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla)

Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla)

Hydaspe Fritillary (Speyeria hydaspe), dorsal

Hydaspe Fritillary (Speyeria hydaspe), dorsal

Hydaspe Fritillary (Speyeria hydaspe), ventral

Hydaspe Fritillary (Speyeria hydaspe), ventral

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene), dorsal

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene), dorsal

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene), ventral

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene), ventral

Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)

Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)

Lorquin's Admiral (Limentis lorquini), dorsal

Lorquin’s Admiral (Limenitis lorquini), dorsal

Lorquin's Admiral (Limentis lorquini), ventral

Lorquin’s Admiral (Limenitis lorquini), ventral

Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

Mylitta Crescent (Phycoides mylitta), ventral

Mylitta Crescent (Phycoides mylitta), ventral

Mylitta Crescent (Phycoides mylitta), dorsal

Mylitta Crescent (Phycoides mylitta), dorsal

Chalcedona Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona), dorsal

Chalcedona Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona), dorsal

Chalcedona Checkerspots (Euphydryas chalcedona)

Chalcedona Checkerspots (Euphydryas chalcedona)

Chalcedona Checkerspots (Euphydryas chalcedona) on spreading dogbane

Chalcedona Checkerspots (Euphydryas chalcedona) on spreading dogbane

Western Tailed Blue (Cupido amyntula)

Western Tailed Blue (Cupido amyntula)

Echo Azure (Celastrina echo), dorsal

Echo Azure (Celastrina echo), dorsal

Mariposa Copper (Lycaena mariposa)

Mariposa Copper (Lycaena mariposa)

Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides)

Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides)

Acmon Blue (Icaricia acmon)

Acmon Blue (Icaricia acmon)

Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha) dorsal side

Edith’s Copper (Lycaena editha) dorsal side

Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha) on spreading dogbane (ventral side)

Edith’s Copper (Lycaena editha) on spreading dogbane (ventral side)

Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)

Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)

Western Pygmy-blue (Brepidium exile)

Western Pygmy-blue (Brepidium exile)

Persius Duskywing (Erynnis persius)

Persius Duskywing (Erynnis persius)

Common Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis)

Common Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis)

Male Monarch (Danaus plexippus) on showy milkweed

Male Monarch (Danaus plexippus) on showy milkweed

Monarch (Danaus plexippus) on showy milkweed

Monarch (Danaus plexippus) on showy milkweed