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Eastern Comma

Polygonia comma

Description:

Small with short hindwing projections. Forewing above is brownish-orange with dark spots; one dark spot at center of bottom edge. Hindwing above has two patterns: summer form is mostly black, winter form is orange with black spots; both have a dark border containing pale spots. Underside is brown; hindwing with a central silver or white comma which is swollen at both ends.

Notes:

I saw this beautiful butterfly on the persimmons.

1 Comment

PamelaDavis
PamelaDavis 7 years ago

Thank you AshleyT.

PamelaDavis
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PamelaDavis

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Oct 3, 2014
Submitted on Nov 25, 2014

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