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The female's wings are purplish red with ochre-yellow. They have thin scales and are almost transparent. The male's wings are purplish brown with a large transparent space in the middle. The female is larger than the male. The wing span is 4.2 to 6.6 centimeters.
Deciduous woodlands and suburbs. This female was spotted with a few of her eggs in an open field on a blade of grass.
Spotted on Jul 3, 2015
Submitted on Jul 18, 2015
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