Pumice Dweller

The gray pumice in the Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument holds much more life than I had expected. This butterfly actually had a huge amount of wildflowers to feed from, something I did not expect.


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lcarreau - Dec 24, 2007 7:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Interesting ...

This is a fine specimen of the Checkerspot
butterfly. Somebody once told me,
"Butterflies have very short lives."

Mark Straub

Mark Straub - Dec 24, 2007 9:18 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Interesting ...

Thanks for the identification.
It's a shame Butterfly's gone...

Mark Straub

Mark Straub - Jan 12, 2008 2:10 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice butterfly!

It was kind of lazy... I'm glad it let me get a picture of it.

Mark Straub

Mark Straub - Feb 21, 2008 12:15 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Twins

Yes, I love insects! They are very beautiful. These are one of my favorite kinds of butterfly. I will be sure to look at yours as well!

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