|These small butterflies (about 1 inch, or a bit larger) live in forests through Canada and several northern states. It does not live in the Arctic, in spite of its common name. I found this one in a steeply sloped meadow, just below the treeline, on the Twin Peaks trail about 25 miles from Anchorage. It was the only one that I saw of this species, although there were two species of blues, arctic whites, and swallowtails in abundance all along the trail.|
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