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Question Mark butterfly

Polygonia interrogationis

Description:

I know this butterfly is one of the "punctuation mark" butterflies -- it's either a "Comma" or "Question Mark." If I could see the underside of its wings, then I could identify the butterfly. Problem is, the upper side of their wings look identical to me -- can anyone tell me how to recognize the difference between the patterns on their upper wings? Thank you! Related Resource: Comma butterfly http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/119...

Habitat:

Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...

Notes:

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1 species ID suggestions

Question mark
Polygonia interrogationalis Butterflies of North America - Polygonia interrogationis

3 Comments

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 6 years ago

Cute...

Geodialist
Geodialist 6 years ago

Thanks for your advice, Rubens!

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -77.10

Spotted on May 3, 2012
Submitted on May 5, 2012

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