The Northern Checkerspot is also known by the name(s) of: Mountain Checkerspot.
The Northern Checkerspot is typically 1.3 inches to 1.8 inches (35mm to 48mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: patterned; orange rows; yellow row; black body; white spots underneath; pacific northwest; flying; checkers; orange; yellow; black; white; brown.
It has a typical diet of the following: aster; rabbitbrush; goldenrod.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Northern Checkerspot may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.