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Texan Crescent

Anthanassa texana

Description:

Orange Crescent butterfly with mostly black color on most of the outer edges of wings. There is a prominant white line that separates the black portion of the hind wing. There is a small scalloped line between the larger one and the trailing edge. There are several white spots on the forewing on the black portion and two on the orange portion of each wing.

Habitat:

Spotted along the dikes of the swampy areas of Aucilla WMA.

Notes:

Spent the day with a Butterfly chapter in the Aucilla WMA and spotted 10 new species. What a fun day.

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robert emond
Spotted by
robert emond

Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2019
Submitted on Sep 1, 2019

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