Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini)
Mt. Hood, Clackamas Co., OR 8/8/06.
Mt. Hood, Clackamas Co., OR 8/7/06.
We found this beautiful and fresh, but unfortunate, individual on the pavement in the highway median. Though still alive, it had apparently been struck by a vehicle and its abdomen was crushed. We posed it here on Dave McNeese's butterfly net, before he added it to his collection.