California Sister Butterfly

Adelpha bredowii

Photographer: G. Price

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California Sister Butterfly in flight and alight
(originally mistook this one for a Lorquin's Admiral)

Named for the coloration of its wings being similar to a nun's habit (Audobon Society).
Found this one near the trailhead at Proxy Falls.


Habitat: oak groves
Season: April to October

URL: http://oregonwaterfalls.net/casister.htm