2010.95.4

Collection Date: 1931; 1934
7.125 in HIGH x 5.125 in WIDE x 0.875 in DEEP

Berkeley; Lloyd Meadows; Provo Canyon; Snake Creek Canyon

Gift of the Walt Disney Family Foundation
2010.95.4


Six (6) butterflies in a Riker Mount which is a thin, glass-topped, cotton-filled exhibition case.   They are lined up except for the two with folded wings that are displayed side by side. The are organized in size order. Upper side is orange and black. Underside of forewing is yellow-brown with a yellow bar at the cell and small black patches on the inner margin. Underside of hindwing is yellow-brown with rusty markings.   They range in size from 3/4 x 1 1/16 to 1 7/8 x 1 3/8. The two butterflies that are folded have a yellow underside with the lighter color markings that mirror the ones on the topside. the following description is from top to bottom and left to right. The first two butterflies have no indication of gender on verso.  The third, fourth, and fifth are female and the sixth is male.   VERSO: From top to bottom: In pencil "Parr[obstruction]k / Mt [obstruction] / E--h-ph Co Calif / 1-15-31 / (Physciodes campestris) Berkeley, Calif March 13, 1931 The Meadow Crescent Spot Phyc Campestris [female symbol] 6-25-34 Lloyd Meadows Tulare [smudge]alis [female symbol] Provo canyon [female symbol] [male symbol] Snake Creek Canyon Wasatch 7-16-34"

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