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Compton Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis vaualbum


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

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ashish 8 years ago
Compton Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis vaualbum Nymphalis vaualbum

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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 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.

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Alberta, Canada

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

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