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White Peacock

Anartia jatrophae

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White peacock
Anartia jatrophae Anartia jatrophae

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StephenSolomons 10 years ago

Striking image!

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 12 years ago

Wikipedia had a cool quote about it that I want to share "The males of the species display a unique territorial behavior, in which they stake out a territory typically 15 meters in diameter that contains larval host plants. They perch in this area and aggressively protect it from other insects and other male white peacocks."

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Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 19, 2011
Submitted on Aug 9, 2011

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