Carlsbad Fish & Wildlife Office
Pacific Southwest Region

Threatened and Endangered Species

Survey Information - Quino checkerspot butterfly

  Dear 10(a)(1)(A) Recovery Permit holder,

We are discontinuing the section of the Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office website entitled "Quino checkerspot butterfly Protocol and Monitoring Information." 

For surveys beginning in 2015, we recommend that surveyors continue to implement surveys in accordance with the revised December 2014 guidelines (see below).

Questions regarding this notice should be directed to the Recovery Permit Coordinator at 760-431-9440, extension 263.


2014 Quino Checkerspot Butterfly Survey Guidelines (pdf) (4,079 kb)

Links to Butterfly identification websites:

Butterflies of North America

California's Endangered Insects

Butterflies and their larval food plants

Butterflies of San Diego County

Interactive listing of Mexican Butterflies

San Diego Natural History Museum butterfly test and Quino checkerspot butterfly up-close
(See links near the bottom of the page after clicking on the link above. As of 2/28/13 the image of the drawer on the butterfly test is not visable, but if you click on it where the butterflies should be, they still come up and you can take the test)



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