Need help with butterfly id

Donna A. Brunet dbrunet at
Wed Mar 12 10:22:23 EST 2003

I have 4 photographs from last summer that I feel a bit shaky on my id.
Possibly because I'm wrong; possibly because if I'm right the butterfly in
the photo is the first one I've ever seen (other than a specimen in the
entomology museum at the University of Missouri).

The photos are at

All photographs were taken June 7 and August 15, 2002 in Missouri.
My tentative identifications are a Confused Cloudywing (Thorybes confusis),
Swamp Metalmark (Calephelis muticum), and Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne

Thanks for any help.


Donna A. Brunet
Columbia, Missouri
dbrunet at

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