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I visited Dick Kleberg Park in Kingsville, Texas on October 21 2006, having heard that there were many Definite Patches D. definita and Tiny Checkerspots D. dymas flying there - I was not disappointed. Here are some of the 100+ Tiny Checkerspots Dyamasia dymas seen there - note the tendency towards melanism in this population:

Here's a normal-looking individual:

- and here with a much darker one:

here's the darker one from the above image - this was the majority color-form:

Here's a partly melanistic individual:

- and here is a one that's even more melanistic: