Bordered Patch  (two photos)
Chlosyne lacinia

bordered patch butterfly
I saw this beautiful butterfly when I visited the garden at Tonaquint Nature Center in
 St. George, Utah.  I had never see one of these before.  © Carol Davis, 4-14-2013


Chlosyne lacinia
Just when I got close enough to start taking pictures, some people came walking by and it flitted off. 
What a beautiful butter
fly.  Wikipedia has some information on this species and how varied in color they
can be.  Also, the North American Butterfly Association shows some pictures taken in Texas (here).
The Texas species is different in coloration that the one I saw in St. George.  © Carol Davis, 4-14-2013

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