Zerene eurydice

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California dogface butterfly
Zerene eurydice
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A Female California Dogface Butterfly
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A Male California Dogface Butterfly
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Tribe: Coliadini
Genus: Zerene
Species: Z. eurydice
Binomial name
Zerene eurydice
(Boisduval, 1855)
Synonyms

Colias eurydice Boisduval, 1855

Zerene eurydice, the California dogface butterfly, is sometimes placed in the related genus as Colias eurydice. This species is endemic to California, and is California's State Insect symbol.

Zerene eurydice on a stamp

See also