Theona Checkerspot

Chlosyne theona
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Chlosyne theona is a species of butterfly belonging to the Nymphalidae family. It is commonly known as Theona Checkerspot. This insect has a wingspan of approximately 4-5 centimeters and displays a striking pattern of orange and black on its wings. Chlosyne theona is primarily found in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, inhabiting open grasslands and desert areas.

Theona Checkerspot

Chlosyne theona
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Scientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Nymphalidae
genus: Chlosyne