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Hackberry Emperor Butterfly

Asterocampa celtis

3 Comments

MaryKauffman
MaryKauffman 8 years ago

Thanks guys!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 8 years ago

I can tell this is a Hackberry Emperor by the dark apical area with several white spots, The 1 submarginal eyespot on the forewing and white tips on the antennae. I have lots of these butterflies in my garden.

Brian Parsons
Brian Parsons 8 years ago

Looks to be a Hackberry Butterfly - check out http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sp...
Images are too fuzzy to tell for sure but you may see more in the same area

MaryKauffman
Spotted by
MaryKauffman

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2012
Submitted on Jul 14, 2012

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