Size: Up to 1.75 inch wingspan
Key ID features: Above very dark brown with a few narrow white bars and spots on FW. Bars and spots translucent. Below similar to above, dark brown with with a few narrow tan or off-white bars and spots on FW. Tends to perch on elevated rocks rather than on ground or plant.
Similar species: Northern Cloudywing has shorter and wider sub-cell white bar on FW, and male lacks costal fold. Northern Mexican Cloudywing has striations below on the outer portion of wings.
Host plant: Various clover (Trifolium) species.
Habitat: Damp hillsides, creeksides, clearings in coniferous forest.
Range: Very restricted range near CA border in Josephine County and Klamath County.
Season: Mid-May to early July
Conservation Status: Secure