Quino checkerspot butterfly

Euphydryas editha quino

Habitat: Open; elevation below 5,000 feet
Survey Window: Third week of February–second Saturday in May
• If detected, minimum 5 diurnal surveys; otherwise, at least 13 surveys
• Minimum 4-day interval between surveys
• Weather conditions may alter survey season
• Survey period and number may be altered with USFWS coordination (usually related to elevation)