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Crawlies with Cri: California sister butterfly

(Photos by Christy Solo for the Illinois Valley News)

California sister butterfly (Adelpha californica)

This week we’ll meet another pretty flitter who only lives close to home. Meet the California sister butterfly (Adelpha californica).Their limited range starts in Baja, Mexico and goes up to Portland, Ore. Rarely one is found in western Nevada, but those are considered “strays.”In Oregon, the most . . .