Sleepy Orange - Abaeis nicippe
This Abaeis nicippe suprised me. I found it along Cactus Spring Trail, where I'd never seen one before. Possibly just passing through; I don't believe its host Cassia grows along the trail (I haven't noticed it and it isn't on Tom Chester's list). April 22, 2017.
Sleepy Orange - Abaeis nicippe
A Sleepy Orange, Abaeis nicippe, near Cottonwood Spring in Joshua Tree National Park, an excellent place to find this butterfly. This is the Spring form. March 29, 2009.
Sleepy Orange - Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange - Abaeis nicippe - at Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Arizona in the Fall. Sept. 25, 2007.

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