Attributes of Chlosyne harrisii

Harris' Checkerspot
Chlosyne harrisii (Scudder, 1864)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Identification: Upperside is orange with black markings. Underside of hindwing has a red-orange stripe at the margin and a red-orange, white, and black checkered pattern on remainder of wing.
Wing Span: 1 7/16 - 2 inches (3.6 - 5.1 cm).
Life History: Females lay eggs in clusters under host plant leaves. Caterpillars feed on leaves communally in a web. Partially-grown caterpillars hibernate at the base of the host plant.
Flight: One brood from June-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Flat-topped white aster (Aster umbellatus).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Moist areas such as marshes, bog edges, pastures, and meadows.
Range: Maritime Provinces west to Manitoba, south to West Virginia, southern Ohio, and northeastern Illinois.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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June 10, 2014 pomarinejaeger Tuscola County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
June 19, 2014 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States June 22, 2014 Details
June 19, 2014 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States June 22, 2014 Details
June 20, 2014 farmgirldoreen Broome County, New York, United States June 22, 2014 Details
June 20, 2013 ellenjones6 Franklin County, New York, United States March 19, 2014 Details
June 17, 2012 maractwin Hancock County, Maine, United States February 05, 2014 Details
July 01, 2013 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada January 22, 2014 Details
June 22, 2013 Paul C Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States September 17, 2013 Details
July 11, 2013 jim8435wisc Clark County, Wisconsin, United States August 05, 2013 Details
June 19, 2013 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States June 24, 2013 Details
May 28, 2013 Monica de New Brunswick, Canada June 03, 2013 Details
June 06, 2012 Paul C Westchester County, New York, United States August 24, 2012 Details
June 08, 2012 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States July 23, 2012 Details
May 30, 2012 jazzyconcetta Washington County, Vermont, United States June 18, 2012 Details
June 06, 2012 Larry522 Washington County, Vermont, United States June 18, 2012 Details
May 28, 2012 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States June 11, 2012 Details
June 01, 2012 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States June 11, 2012 Details
June 19, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 19, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 04, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 12, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 10, 1996 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
May 25, 1998 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 16, 1997 legacy.reporter (D. Potter) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 12, 1995 legacy.reporter (N.Berk Xerces) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 27, 1996 legacy.reporter (Rene Laubach #) Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 11, 1994 legacy.reporter (Brian Cassie) Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 02, 1994 legacy.reporter (Brian Cassie) Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 05, 1995 legacy.reporter (Brian Cassie) Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 16, 1995 legacy.reporter (Brian Cassie) Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 06, 1998 legacy.reporter (Fred Goodwin) Essex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 28, 1998 legacy.reporter (Sharon Stichter + MBC) Essex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 20, 1999 sharonstichter2 (Sharon Stichter) Essex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
May 23, 1999 legacy.reporter (Mark Lynch + Sheilla Carrol) Essex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 20, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 16, 1997 legacy.reporter (D. Potter) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 30, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 17, 1994 legacy.reporter (Jeff Boetner) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 18, 1994 legacy.reporter (Jeff Boetner) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 12, 1996 legacy.reporter (Dave Small) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 18, 1996 legacy.reporter (Dave Small) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 17, 1995 legacy.reporter (Dave Small) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 20, 1997 legacy.reporter (Dave Small) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 18, 1995 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 14, 1996 legacy.reporter (Diane Potter) Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 16, 1995 legacy.reporter (Dottie Case) Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 04, 1999 legacy.reporter (Dottie Case) Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 10, 1998 legacy.reporter (Richard Hildreth) Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 05, 1995 legacy.reporter (Tom Dodd) Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 20, 1995 legacy.reporter (Tom Dodd) Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States January 01, 2012 Details