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Viceroy butterflies

Description:

Looks like monarch butterflies




1 species ID suggestions

5 Comments

NJB
NJB a year ago

Thanks for your help

NJB
NJB a year ago

Thanks for your help

NJB
NJB a year ago

Thanks for your help

ForestDragon
ForestDragon a year ago

This is a great find! While they look very similar to Monarchs these are cleverly disguised butterflies. They mimic the Monarch to avoid being eaten by predators. If you look closely at the markings you can see the differences. Here is a link to a page that compares them:
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/monarch...

Azura Firdaus W
Azura Firdaus W a year ago

wow nice butterflies

Texas, USA

Lat: 30.12, Long: -93.76

Spotted on Aug 1, 2012
Submitted on Aug 1, 2012

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