Butterflies of the Pikes Peak Region

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Pyrgininae

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HesperiinaeScreen Shot 2019-08-18 at 5.08.14 PM

PapilionidaeScreen Shot 2019-08-18 at 5.10.54 PM

PieridaeScreen Shot 2019-08-18 at 5.26.43 PM

Lycaenidae 1Screen Shot 2019-08-20 at 8.37.49 AM

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NymphalinaeScreen Shot 2019-08-18 at 5.35.40 PM

Melit. & Arg.Screen Shot 2019-08-18 at 5.41.12 PM

SatyriinaeScreen Shot 2019-08-18 at 5.43.42 PM

Addendum: Here are species that I didn’t have on pins.Screen Shot 2019-08-25 at 12.08.02 PM.png

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These are 164 of the 206 species that have been recorded in El Paso County. Many of the rest are rare strays, but we may see them more commonly as the climate warms. Adelpha bredowi, for example, used to be a rare stray, but it shows up almost every year now in the region. I will continue to add to this set as new photos come in from the Pikes Peak Region, with your permission, of course.

Author: Samuel A. Johnson

This blog is about hiking, thinking, and writing.

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