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Compton Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis vaualbum

Description:

Spotted in the Rocky Mountains at Grotto Canyon, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Alberta.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ashish
Ashish 8 years ago
Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum Nymphalis vaualbum


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3 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Welcome Gerry... You have spotted this spectacular butterfly very beautifully... This is very ideal for everyone to take pictures of butterfly.

GerryBates
GerryBates 8 years ago

Thank you for identifying and added details, Ashish!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Tortoiseshell type butterfly... There are some similar species... This is more Orange in colour.

GerryBates
Spotted by
GerryBates

Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Aug 28, 2011
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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