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Hackberry Emperor Butterfly

Asterocampa celtis

Description:

Upperside is reddish brown. Forewing has 1 submarginal eyespot, a jagged row of white spots, and the cell has 1 solid black bar and 2 separate black spots. Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 2 1/2 inches (3.5 - 6.3 cm).

Habitat:

LISDOLA (Lewisville Independent School District Outdoor Learning Area) is an eighty-acre tract of land located on the south side of Lake Lewisville Dam in Denton County. The landscape boasts wetlands, forests, fields, rivers and streams and contains approximately five miles of hiking trails. The outdoor learning area was created in the fall of 1999 when the school district erected two portable classrooms.


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2 Comments

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

elegant!!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

So pretty!

gatorfellows
Spotted by
gatorfellows

Lewisville, Texas, USA

Lat: 33.05, Long: -96.94

Spotted on Nov 16, 2012
Submitted on Nov 18, 2012

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