Brushfoots—Typical           

  • California Sister
    Adelpha californica. formerly considered to be Adelpha bredowii. Rogue River Hike west from Graves Creek, Coos County or Josephine (near border), Oregon. 6/21-22/04.
  • Lorquin's Admiral
    Limenitis lorquini. Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Oregon. August 7-10, 2003.
  • White Admiral
    Limenitis arthemis. Hopbottom, Pennsylvania. August 13, 2008. The Red-Spotted Purple and White Admiral are two color forms of the same species.
  • Red-Spotted Purple
    Limenitis arthemis. Hopbottom, Pennsylvania. August 13, 2008. The Red-Spotted Purple and White Admiral are two color forms of the same species.
  • Red-Spotted Purple.
    Limenitis arthemis. Hopbottom, Pennsylvania. August 13, 2008. The Red-Spotted Purple and White Admiral are two color forms of the same species.
  • Viceroy
    Limenitis archippus. Caley Reservation, Lorain County Parks, near Pittsfield, Ohio. August 18, 2008.
  • Empress Leilia
    Asterocampa leilia. Saguaro National Monument, east unit, Arizona. August 3, 2000.
  • Painted Lady
    Vanessa cardui. Eden Valley, Rosburg, Washington. Sept 16-17, 1995.
  • Painted Lady
    Vanessa cardui. Eden Valley, Rosburg, Washington. Sept 17, 1995.
  • Painted Lady
    Vanessa cardui. Eden Valley, Rosburg, Washington. Sept 12, 1995.
  • Painted Lady
    Vanessa cardui. Eden Valley, Rosburg, Washington. Sept 12, 1995.
  • West Coast Lady
    Vanessa annabella. Cascade Head Nature Conservancy Area, Oregon coast. August 11, 1995.
  • Red Admirable (or Admiral)
    Vanessa atalanta. This butterfly is in the same genus as the Ladies--and actually looks more like them, though usually listed with the Admirals.
  • Red Admirable (or Admiral)
    Vanessa atalanta. This butterfly is in the same genus as the Ladies--and actually looks more like them, though usually listed with the Admirals. Astoria, Oregon. Aug 23-25, 2001.
  • California Tortoiseshell
    Nymphalis californica. Vicinity of Mount Adams, Washington--southwest of peak. August 13, 2001.
  • California Tortoiseshell
    Nymphalis californica. Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon. Sept 11, 2007.
  • California Tortoiseshell
    Nymphalis californica. Ollalie Scenic Area, Oregon--Pacific Crest Trail from vicin Horseshoe Lake towards Breitenbush Lake. Sept 13, 2008.
  • California Tortoiseshell--camouflaged!
    It's near the right-hand edge of the tree,a little above center. With folded wings it's very dark. Nymphalis californica. Vicinity of Mount Adams, Washington--southwest of peak. August 13, 2001.
  • Mourning Cloak (Camberwell Beauty)
    Nymphalis antiopa. Ontario State park, Malheur County, Oregon. About August 12, 1998.
  • Hoary Comma
    Polygonia gracilis zephyrus. Bird Creek Meadows, Mount Adams, Washington. August 21, 2000.
  • Hoary Comma
    Polygonia gracilis zephyrus. Top meadow, Mount Pisgah, Bridge Creek Wilderness, Ochoco National Forest, Wheeler County, Oregon. July 19, 2003.
  • Hoary Comma
    Polygonia gracilis zephyrus. Vicinity of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. About August 15, 1998.
  • Hoary Comma
    Polygonia gracilis zephyrus. Vicinity of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. About August 15, 1998.
  • Hoary Comma
    Polygonia gracilis zephyrus. Santiam Pass, Deschutes National Forest, Oregon. Trail towards Square Lake. July 24, 2009.
  • Chalcedona Checkerspot (Variable checkerspot)
    Euphydryas chalcedona. Napa Valley, or a little north of there, California. April 30--Mayl 14, 1997.
  • Hoffman's Checkerspot
    Chlosyne hoffmanni. Bird Creek Meadows, Mount Adams, Washington. July 22-26 2003.
  • Leanira Checkerspot
    Chlosyne/Thessalia leanira. Rogue River Hike west from Graves Creek, Coos County or Josephine (near border), Oregon. 6/21/04.
  • Mylitta Crescentspot
    Phylciodes mylitta. Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon. Sept 12, 2007.
  • Hoffmann's Checkerspot
    Chloslyne hoffmanni. Deschutes River canyon near Mack Canyon, Oregon. May 26, 2008.
  • Pearl Crescent
    Phyciodes tharos. Essex, New York. August 9, 2008.
  • Pearl Crescent
    Phyciodes tharos. Caley Reservation, Lorain County Parks, near Pittsfield, Ohio. August 18, 2008.
  • Field Crescents
    Phyciodes pulchella (pulchellus, campestris). Stanley Glacier Trail, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia. July 28, 2008.
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Brushfoots—Typical

These are what one thinks of first as butterflies. They are called "Brushfoots" because the front pair of their six legs is reduced in size, formed like brushes, and not used as legs.