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Rocky Mountain Parnassian

Parnassius smintheus


Mostly white butterfly, which is in the Swallowtail family. They have black & gray markings plus some red spots near the wingtips. They are a high altitude butterfly.


Alpine meadow on alpine clover.

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Las Animas, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2011
Submitted on Dec 3, 2012

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