Wingspan: 3 inches

Overview: Checkerspots, Crescenta, and Question Mark butterflies are part of the Brush Footed Butterfly Family (Nymphalidae). This is one of the few that stays over winter as a caterpillar or an adult.  General Habitat: Woods, trails along river edges, and moist meadows.

Caterpillar & Host Plants

Larvae feed at night, or inside fallen leaves.