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Satyr Comma

Polygonia satyrus

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6 Comments

KristaHerman
KristaHerman 8 years ago

Thanks Adam, I am pretty taken with the colors.

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

great spotting...I love the leafy looking wings

KristaHerman
KristaHerman 8 years ago

Thank you for the ID Information Gatorfellows and AshishNimkar.

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

Looks like a Satyr Comma butterfly. The definitive ID mark is on the hind underwing. The ID marking on the top is a narrow orange border on the upper hind wing with a black spot in the middle. I have an Eastern ref book so check your range http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Not sure on any specie.. Its in following genus of Brush footed butterflies..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygonia

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Lovely spotting..!!

KristaHerman
Spotted by
KristaHerman

Estes Park, Colorado, USA

Spotted on May 30, 2012
Submitted on May 31, 2012

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