Extremely Rare

Conservation Status
Vermont SNA
Global G5

North American Range
British Columbia south along the Pacific Coast to Baja California, east to Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Rare migrants out of range.

Known to stray out of range in some years. Only one record for Vermont found in 1983 by P. Opler. Reported as a vagrant in Michigan, Pennsylvania, western New York, and Vermont after periodic population explosions in Mexico.


Upperside is orange-brown with large black spots and dark wing borders. Underside looks like a dead leaf and is dark mottled brown with darker wing bases; hindwing does not have a centered silver spot.

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