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Purple-stained Daggerwing Butterfly

Marpesia marcella valetta

Description:

Mid size beautiful butterfly, not as nervous as others, allowed me to take more pictures, and even stayed with wings open.

Notes:

Also called Pansy Daggerwing,this is a male.

35 Comments (1–25)

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Great shots!!

Now I know when to wish you a Happy Birthday, dandoucette ... : )
Happy Butterfly hunting at the trail.

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

Amazing! They really are breathtaking butterflies. You spotted this one on my birthday!

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Very Beautiful. I love your second shot.

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

so pretty!

Also thank you, AnoopPBhaskar and Leuba.

Thank you so much, Hanno Shalby and ChristyHolland, Happy to share.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 7 years ago

What amazing colors! Great spotting!

Hanno Shalaby
Hanno Shalaby 7 years ago

wooow amazing pic !

Thank you, AmazonWorkshops.

Yes!! she was posing perfectly for the pictures... Look at me! I am gorgeous and I know it!

Your welcome! Love sharing with all the Nature lovers at PN.

Thank you, LeanneGardner

Thank you so much, LaurenZarate

AmazonWorkshops
AmazonWorkshops 7 years ago

beautiful!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Stunning ! and obviously knows it too...

AnoopPBhaskar
AnoopPBhaskar 7 years ago

What a beautiful butterfly, thanks for sharing

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

What a beauty!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

A Breathtaking butterfly!

Thank you for the comments, Louisiana Belle, eulalia rubio, Maria dB and AliHp, I am happy to share my spottings with NP great community.

Thank you, NuwanChathuranga.

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

So Nice...

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Stunning colors!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

¡Con mucho gusto y Pura Vida, tambien!

Thank you so much bayucca, You always ID my Butterflies, I appreciate it..Gracias y Pura Vida!!

Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 24, 2013
Submitted on Jan 24, 2013

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