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Astyanax Red spotted purple butterfly

Limenitis arthemis

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KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks empidonax!

empidonax 9 years ago

Lovely butterfly!

KarenL 10 years ago

Added to Animals with Warning Colors mission. The Red spotted purple & other species such as the Spicebush swallowtail & the black morph of the Eastern tiger swallowtail mimic the poisonous Pipevine swallowtail.

KarenL 10 years ago

Thank you Ivan & Ismael!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 10 years ago

What a beauty

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 10 years ago

My jaw literally dropped... that blue color is an uncommon beauty! Amazing spotting Karen. :)

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Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Aug 21, 2011
Submitted on Aug 21, 2011

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