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Tawny emperor

Asterocampa clyton


The upperside is mostly dark brown. The forewing is an orange-brown color with pale orange-yellow spots. The underside is mainly gray brown with the forewing having some black and pale yellowish markings. The wingspan measures 2 to 2.6 inches (51 to 66 mm). (Wikipedia)


Spotted at the Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen, Texas.


Similar to the Hackberry emperor, but without the black spots on the top of the forewings.

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McAllen, Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 8, 2019
Submitted on Oct 26, 2019

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