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Common Wood-nymph

Cercyonis pegala

Habitat:

I spotted these Common Wood-Nymphs in a meadow of Purpletop (Tridens flavus), Oregon White Oak trees (Quercus garryana), and on bushel of Knapweed (Centaurea).

Notes:

I can always spot a Common Wood-nymph from a mile away because of their distinctive flying pattern, which resembles a series of mini-jet propulsions.

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dominique.eghlidi
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dominique.eghlidi

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Aug 16, 2014
Submitted on Aug 19, 2014

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