Attributes of Chlosyne hoffmanni

Hoffmann's Checkerspot
Chlosyne hoffmanni (Behr, 1863)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Identification: Wing bases are dark. Upperside of forewing with median and postmedian bands combined into one wide tawny band. Underside hindwing spots are cream-colored, not pearly.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (3.5 - 4.5 cm).
Life History: Males patrol near the host plants for females. Eggs are laid in groups on the underside of host plant leaves, which the caterpillars eat. Young caterpillars feed together in silk webs. Partially-grown caterpillars hibernate.
Flight: One flight from June-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Various asters.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Forest edges and openings.
Range: British Columbia south through the mountains to Tulare County, California, in the Sierra Nevada.
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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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
June 22, 2013 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States July 04, 2013 Details
July 14, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States July 17, 2012 Details
July 14, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States July 17, 2012 Details
July 01, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States July 03, 2012 Details
July 07, 2007 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States June 04, 2012 Details
August 11, 2011 Jason Reilly Siskiyou County, California, United States August 12, 2011 Details
September 06, 2011 legacy.reporter (Jim Dreier) Alpine County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 11, 2010 legacy.reporter (Paul Opler and EviBuckner-Opler ) Teton County, Oregon, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 12, 2010 legacy.reporter (Paul Opler and EviBuckner-Opler ) Chelan County, Washington, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 01, 1990 legacy.reporter (Scott North) Humboldt County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 22, 1989 legacy.reporter (Laurence Crabtree) Tehama County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
June 29, 1987 legacy.reporter (Bill Miller) Alpine County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
June 25, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
June 25, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 12, 1979 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
August 06, 1978 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 19, 1977 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 30, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 23, 1968 legacy.reporter (J. Emmel, O. Shields) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
August 09, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
July 06, 1991 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 25, 2010 Details
July 03, 1985 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
August 26, 1976 legacy.reporter (Paul Tuskes) Placer County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
June 26, 1976 legacy.reporter (J. Mori, M. Smith) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
June 27, 1976 legacy.reporter (J. Mori, M. Smith) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
July 08, 1962 legacy.reporter (S. & E. Mattoon) Sierra County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
June 28, 1974 legacy.reporter (James R. Mori) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 07, 2010 Details
June 25, 1960 legacy.reporter (Tom & John Emmel) Placer County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
August 06, 1960 legacy.reporter (Tom & John Emmel) Placer County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
August 06, 1960 legacy.reporter (Tom & John Emmel) Placer County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
August 06, 1960 legacy.reporter (Tom & John Emmel) Placer County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
July 22, 1995 legacy.reporter (Jeffrey Glassberg) Tuolumne County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
July 23, 1995 legacy.reporter (Jeffrey Glassberg) Tuolumne County, California, United States January 05, 2010 Details
July 02, 1921 legacy.reporter (J. A. Comstock) Mariposa County, California, United States January 04, 2010 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Stallings & Turner) Fresno County, California, United States December 17, 2009 Details
July 19, 1947 legacy.reporter (Thomas Davies) Amador County, California, United States December 17, 2009 Details
July 01, 1943 legacy.reporter (Tom Blevins) Tulare County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
August 08, 1944 legacy.reporter (unknown) Tulare County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 18, 1929 legacy.reporter (unknown) Tulare County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 14, 1933 legacy.reporter (John S. Garth) Mariposa County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 18, 1933 legacy.reporter (John S. Garth) Mariposa County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 23, 1934 legacy.reporter (Edmund Godwin) Tuolumne County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 24, 1934 legacy.reporter (Edmund Godwin) Tuolumne County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 10, 1956 legacy.reporter (John S. Garth) Tuolumne County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
June 28, 1930 legacy.reporter (L. Martin & C. Ingham) Fresno County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
June 28, 1930 legacy.reporter (L. Martin & C. Ingham) Fresno County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 04, 2002 legacy.reporter (Randy Emmitt) Fresno County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 04, 2002 legacy.reporter (Randy Emmitt) Fresno County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 01, 1996 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Madera County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details
July 02, 1996 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Madera County, California, United States December 16, 2009 Details