Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

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.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

6 Comments

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a year ago

Thank you sunny.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef a year ago

Beautiful butterfly!

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a year ago

Thanks Hema.

Hema
Hema a year ago

Lovely!

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a year ago

Thank you IrinaSh.

IrinaSh
IrinaSh a year ago

Very nice!

Ornithoptera80
Spotted by
Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team