Leussler's Branded Skipper, a subspecies of the Common Branded Skipper. Pacific Crest Trail east of Van Dusen Cyn Rd, Big Bear on May 26, 2006.
A male. Icehouse Canyon near Mt. Baldy, June 19, 2007.
A female, also Icehouse Canyon on June 19, 2007.
Another ventral view. This side can be pretty variable. Icehouse Canyon, June 19, 2007.
Party on the thistle. Pacific Crest Trail west of Polique Cyn Rd, Big Bear, July 2, 2006.