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Edith's checkerspot
Euphydryas editha

Edith's checkerspot

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: orange and white and black
Larval Foods: snowberry, snapdragon family
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: uncommon
Description: orange with prominent black and white checkered spots

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 02 Nymphalinae (brushfoots)
Genus: Euphydryas
Species: editha

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