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Southern Dogface Female

Zerene cesonia

Description:

Identification: Upperside forewings of both sexes have yellow "dog's head" surrounded by black. "Eye" does not touch black border. Female similar, with duller, more diffuse black areas and 2 seasonal forms: underside hindwing of wet season "summer" form is yellow; that of dry season "winter" form is mottled with black and pink. Wing Span: 2 1/8 - 3 inches (5.4 - 7.6 cm).

Habitat:

On lantana in wildlife habitat yard on Belton Lake.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2013
Submitted on Mar 11, 2013

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