The Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly is typically 1.3 inches to 1.8 inches (35mm to 48mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: orange, black, white, flying, sunflower.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; Alberta; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.