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Marion Forks, Marion County, Oregon, 27 June, 2013

Stream banks below the outdoor dining deck at Marion Forks Restaurant, highway OR-22, 44.61°N, 121.95°W, 2450 ft elevation

Callophrys/Mitoura gryneus ¿plicataria? — Cedar Hairstreak
Taxonomists: Please help — confirm or correct my ID which is at the edge of my competence.
#0716:
gryneus-bold
#0725:
gryneus-subtle

Metolius Basin, Jefferson County, Oregon, 25–27 June, 2013. It was rainy and overcast, with only a few sunbreaks, so there wasn't much to find.

Meadow across Metolius from Allingham Campground, 44.47°N, 121.64°W, 2922 ft elev.
Speyeria zerene picta — Zerene Fritillary
Taxonomists: Please help — confirm or correct my ID which is at the edge of my competence.
#0695 (Photo is inverted for convenience):
picta

 

FR 1280 around northwest of Abbot Butte, 44.56°N, 121.71°W, 3891 ft elev.
Colias occidentalis — Western Sulfur
Dorsal, seen in flight, appeared pale yellow, no significant orange or green.
Taxonomists: Please help — confirm or correct my ID which is at the edge of my competence.
#0429:
occidentalis

FR-1237, slightly west of FR1230, 44.5N, 121.7, 3453 ft.
Thorybes pylades — Northern Cloudywing
Taxonomists: Please help — confirm or correct my ID.
#0459:
pylades

FR-1237, slightly west of FR1230, 44.5N, 121.7, 3453 ft.
Erynnis pacuvius — Pacuvius Duskywing

Taxonomists: Habitat included massive amounts of ceanothus, scant lupine or other legumes. Such butterflies were common. Is this enough to call it pacuvius, or should I leave it at persius-pacuvius group?
#0476:
pacuvius?

Trail to Head of Jack Creek, 44.48°N, 121.72°W, 3224 ft elev..
Erynnis pacuvius — Pacuvius Duskywing

Taxonomists: Habitat included massive amounts of ceanothus, scant lupine or other legumes. Such butterflies were common. Is this enough to call it pacuvius, or should I leave it at persius-pacuvius group?
#9433:
pacuvius?