AKA Cecropterus nevada
AKA Thorybes mexicana
AKA Mexican Cloudywing
Size: Up to 1.5 inch wingspan
Key ID features: Above very dark brown with a few white bars and spots on FW, longer and wider than in other Oregon cloudywings. Below similar to above, dark brown with with a few narrow tan or off-white bars and spots on FW, HW darkly striated.
Similar species: Northern Cloudywing has smaller sub-cell white bar on FW. Western Cloudywing has narrower white bars on FW above.
Host plant: Various clover (Trifolium) species.
Habitat: Damp hillsides, creeksides, clearings in coniferous forest.
Range: East slope of Cascade Range from Lane County south to northern Klamath and Lake counties.
Season: Mid-May to early July
Conservation Status: Secure