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California Dogface Butterfly (Dog Head)
The California dogface butterfly or dog head (Zerene eurydice) was
designated the official State Insect in 1972. The butterfly is found
only in California from the foothills of the Sierra Nevada to the
Coast Ranges and from Sonoma south to San Diego. The male has a yellow
silhouette of a dog's head on its wings. The female is usually entirely
yellow with a black spot on the upper wings.