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Deschutes River Canyon, Sherar's Bridge to Mack's Canyon vicinity, 21--25 April, 2013

Complete trip report. All were photographed. Ones not shown on this web pagecan be provided upon request.
Hesperia juba — Juba Skipper — many
Papilio indra — Indra Swallowtail — many.
Papilio oregonius — Oregon Swallowtail — several
Papilio zelicaon — Anise Swallowtail — many
Pontia beckerii — Becker's White — many
Pieris rapae — Cabbage White — many
Plebejus acmon/lupini complex — Acmon or Lupine Blue — many
Glaucopsyche lygdamus — Silvery Blue — several
Nymphalis antiopa — Mourning Cloak — many
Phyciodes mylitta — Mylitta Crescent — one
Coenonympha tullia —NW Ringlet

Acmonoid complex, Plebejus/Icariodes acmon/lupini

2013_4298, Common habitat. Buckwheat and lupines both occurred spottily throughout the area.

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And a few miles up river at Rattlesnake Camp, a somewhat shrubbier environment:

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Indra Swallowtail—Papilio Indra

Note the variable caudal spots.

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Oregon Swallowtail, Papilio (machaon) oregonius

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Caterpillar—Moth or Butterfly?

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Gray Hairstreak, Strymon melinus

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