Family: Papilionidae, Swallowtails view all from this family
Description Parnassius clodius (MÈnÈtries, 1835) is a high altitude butterfly which is found in the U.S. and Canada. It is a member of the Snow Apollo genus Parnassius of the Swallowtail (Papilionidae) family.
Dimensions 2 3/8-3" (60-76 mm).
Habitat Canyons & caves, Forests & woodlands, Meadows & fields.
Range Southwest, Rocky Mountains, Alaska, Western Canada, California, Northwest.