The Quino Checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas Editha Quino) is a beautiful butterfly native to southern California and northwestern Baja California. The Quino Checkerspot butterfly is listed under the federal Endangered Species Act.
The Quino Checkerspot is a medium-sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 3 cm. The dorsal wing surfaces are a colorful checkerboard of brown, red, and yellow spots, according to Wikipedia.
The Quino population has drastically declined over the last decade.