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hackberry emperor

Asterocampa celtis

Description:

This species is a North American member of the Nymphalidae family, otherwise known as the "brush-footed" butterflies.

Habitat:

This specimen was observed at the top of a narrow limestone/dolomite canyon in the forested Grand Gulf State Park near Thayer, Missouri.

Notes:

The butterfly is seen here attracted to the sweat on my walking stick which I am holding horizontally as I photograph it. http://www.exploretheozarksonline.com/ac...

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Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Thayer, Missouri, United States

Spotted on Jul 23, 2016
Submitted on Jul 25, 2016

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