Quino Checkerspot Butterfly (image) University of Texas at Austin Caption The endangered Quino checkerspot butterfly experiences pressures in Southern California from climate change, but also urban development, invasive species and pollution. Credit Lawrence Gilbert and Michael C. Singer. The University of Texas at Austin. Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.