Dragoon Mountains foothills,
Cochise County -- 8/07
Note tear on hindwing.
Nectaring on Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus sp.)
Harshaw Rd, Santa Cruz County
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The smallest butterfly in North America.
Range: entire state
flies all year in the south
Larval foodplants: Salt-bush, Lambsquarters, Russian Thistle and other
members of the Goosefoot Family (Chenopodiaceae) Link
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