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Butterfly picture taken on the 18th of September 2018 at an elevation of 1800 meters (6,000 feet) near Mount Helena in Montana, USA.

  • $\begingroup$ To me it looks like one of the tortoiseshell butterflies (genera Aglais and Nymphaiis) - but I could not tell which one :/ $\endgroup$ – Arsak Sep 20 '18 at 15:57
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, and just to be certain: I guess "Helena, Mt" is "Helena, Montana, USA"? It might not be obvious to everyone in this international community :) $\endgroup$ – Arsak Sep 20 '18 at 16:09
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, Helena, Montana, USA. $\endgroup$ – Mike Pasichnyk Sep 21 '18 at 16:13

That is a California Tortoiseshell google[https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Nymphalis-californica]


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