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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Texola elada (Elada checkerspot)

 

 

(Elada checkerspot)
Habitat: Regular in the eastern half of Organ Pipe CNM, may occur elsewhere.
Food Habits: weak flight, nectar, canyons and arroyos

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Texola
species elada
variety Checkerspot butterfly

 

 

 

 

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