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Question mark butterfly

Polygonia interrogationis

Description:

It is a medium sized butterfly in the family nymphalidae. The butterfly has brown on the backside with a silver mark while the front side of the wings have orange and black with two tails surrounded by some blue. This one was raised and released from a egg to adult on Hackberry, (celtis).

Habitat:

Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.

Notes:

This species has been found in southern Canada and all of the eastern United States except peninsular Florida, west to the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains, south to southern Arizona and Mexico. It is known to be migratory.

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6 Comments

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 2 years ago

Thank you sunny.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 2 years ago

Beautiful butterfly!

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 2 years ago

Thanks Hema.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 2 years ago

Lovely!

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 2 years ago

Thank you IrinaSh.

IrinaSh
IrinaSh 2 years ago

Very nice!

Ornithoptera80
Spotted by
Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jun 5, 2020
Submitted on Jun 6, 2020

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