Brushfoots: Harris' Checkerspot Chlosyne harrisii
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.44" - 2"|
|Habitat:||Bogs, damp meadows, emergent wetlands|
|Flight Period:||Late May to mid-June|
|Larval Host Plant:||Flat-topped white aster (Aster umbellatus)|
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Harris' Checkerspot has a broad connected band of white spots running down the median area of the ventral hindwing.
Dorsal view of a female. There seems to be some color variation in the Harris' Checkerspot. Females are notably larger and oftentimes darker dorsally than the males.