Chlosyne fulvia (W. H. Edwards, 1879)
Status: Uncommon local resident
NENHP Rank: S2S3 Tier 2
Range: The Fulvia Checkerspot is found from Arizona and New Mexico northeast into western portions of Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. In Nebraska it is found most often in the southwestern portion of the state.
Larval Hostplant(s): Various Paintbrushes, Downy Paintbrush (Castilleja sessiliflora) in Nebraska.
Broods/Flight Times: Several broods from late April into mid-July.
Overwintering: As half grown larvae.
Habitat: Generally restricted to loess hills where its hostplants thrive.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 1 15/16 inches