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Large Wood Nymph

Cercyonis pegala

Description:

Large wood nymph's size is about 2 - 2/7/8" (52-73 mm). Above is light cocoa-brown to deep chocolate brown. Forward wing above and below has one or two small to very large black eye spots, often yellow rimmed. Occupies much of North America. It is the largest wood nymph and the only one east of the Mississippi.

Habitat:

This large wood nymph was spotted in a large open field in Lewisburg, West Virginia.


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mary.gallo.m
Spotted by
mary.gallo.m

Lewisburg, West Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.80, Long: -80.45

Spotted on Aug 7, 2014
Submitted on Aug 8, 2014

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