Yellow bumblebee Bombus-fervidus

Yellow bumblebee Bombus-fervidus

Yellow Bumblebee (Bombus fervidus) is a species of bumblebee native to North America. It has a yellow-colored abdomen and thorax. Its range includes United States, Alaska, and the northern parts of Canada. It is common in cities and...
Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa), Dogbane Family (Apocynaceae). Native and common in sandy, loamy, or gravelly soil along roadsides, in ditches, in fields and along streams from plains to montane on the eastern and western slopes. Bloooms from June through August....
Male Rocky Mountain Parnassian, Parnassius swintheus

Male Rocky Mountain Parnassian, Parnassius swintheus

Male Rocky Mountain Parnassian, Parnassius smintheus (Papilionidae), is found in open meadows, forests and grasslands in New Mexico, north through Colorado and the Rocky Mountains into Southwest Alaska. It feeds on the nectar of the flowers of many stonecrop (Sedum)...
Colorado Alpine Butterfly Erebia callias

Colorado Alpine Butterfly Erebia callias

Colorado Alpine Butterfly (Erebia callias), Nymphalidae, feeding on a Arrow-leaf Senecio, (Senecio triangularis), Aster Family (Asteraceae) in a wetland of upper Placer Gulch, San Juan County, elevation 12,290′. Photo by Bob...