Chlosyne gabbii gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot
A male Gabb's Checkerspot at Otay Mesa, San Diego Co., March 8, 2008.
Chlosyne gabbii gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot
Another male Chlosyne gabbii gabbii. Barrett-Stoddard Truck Trail, San Gabriel Mtns, April 29, 2007.
Chlosyne gabbii gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot
Female gabbii at Malibu Creek State Park, April 25, 2010. Females have more contrasting coloration than males.
Chlosyne gabbii gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot
Gabb's Checkerspot ventral, Malibu Creek, May 10, 2006.
Chlosyne gabbii gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot
Another ventral of Gabb's Checkerspot. Note the subtle variation among these three on the venters. Barrett-Stoddard Truck Trail, San Gabriel Mtns, April 29, 2007.
Chlosyne gabbii gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot
Gabb's Checkerspot. Barrett-Stoddard Truck Trail, San Gabriel Mtns, April 29, 2007.

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