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Chlosyne fulvia

The Fulvia Checkerspot (Chlosyne fulvia) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found from Kansas, Colorado, southern Utah and Arizona south to central Mexico.[2]

Ventral view

The wingspan is 32-50 mm. Adults feed on flower nectar.

The larvae feed on Castilleja integra and Castilleja lanata. They feed on the on leaves and flowers of their host plant. Young larvae live together in a loose web. Third instar larvae hibernate.


  • Chlosyne fulvia fulvia (Texas)
  • Chlosyne fulvia coronado (Smith & Brock, 1988) (Arizona)



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