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Scarlet Jezebel

Delias argenthona

Notes:

This series shows two butterflies of the same type (although the wing markings are quite different from each other) which were resting about a metre from each other in the wattle tree in our back yard. They stayed there for ages. Both had chosen to land on a branch with some sort of bulbous thing growing on it - I'm not sure if that means anything, or if it's just a coincidence. These butterflies usually feed on mistletoe (how festive)!

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18 Comments

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Thank you to everyone for the lovely comments - MacChristiansen, Joshua Asel, EvelynWilson, YukoChartraw, Reza Hashemizadeh, Leana Lahom-Cristobal, Lukas Ferrenburg, noi.valencia, Norman Celis, Fyn Kynd, pamsai, Atul, AntónioGinjaGinja. Thanks to KarenL for my early Christmas present - my first SOTD! And thanks to everyone who favourited my spotting.

Congrats Shana,beautiful capture,congrats on the SOTD,thanks for sharing

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Congrats Shanna :)

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

beautiful butterfly Shanna, congrats...

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Awesome spot! Congrats!

Norman Celis
Norman Celis 8 years ago

congrats!

noi.valencia
noi.valencia 8 years ago

what a colorful butterfly...!

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Thanks everyone, I am thrilled!! : D

Lukas Ferrenburg
Lukas Ferrenburg 8 years ago

Congrats on the SOTD Shanna!

Congratulations Shanna on this SOTD!

Congratulations on this SotD !

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Congratulations!

EvelynWilson
EvelynWilson 8 years ago

Absolutely beautiful!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Nice spotting Congrats

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

OH MY GOODNESS, thank you so much Karen!!!!!!!!!!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Congratulations Shanna! This little beauty has earned you a well deserved spotting of the day!

The Scarlet Jezebel is a beautiful butterfly with brilliant markings of red, white, yellow and black. It feeds on mistletoe – how festive!

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ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Thank you Mac!

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Nice series Shanna

ShannaB
Spotted by
ShannaB

4573, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 22, 2012
Submitted on Dec 23, 2012

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