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Eumaeus atala


This Atala butterfly was about an inch tall. It was very slow though because it was a cold day here in Florida. I picked it up carefully from the ground ( it looked like it was dead) and set it on my hand and it walked around on my hand for about 2 hours until I finally had to put it on a plant. It's wings were a beautiful metallic blue. Very striking.

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ceherzog 8 years ago
Eumaeus atala Eumaeus atala

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ceherzog 8 years ago

Hi polerpress...I added the scientific name so now you can edit the spotting by clicking on "edit this spotting" link in the upper right hand corner of your post.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 30, 2012
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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