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Question Mark

Polygonia interrogationis

Description:

The adult butterfly has a wingspan of 4.5–7.6 cm (1.8–3.0 in).[1][2] Its flight period is from May to September. "The silver mark on the underside of the hindwing is broken into two parts, a curved line and a dot, creating a ?-shaped mark that gives the species its common name."

Habitat:

Wooded areas

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1 Comment

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago

I wondered about the name...thanks!

PeterChereshnoski
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PeterChereshnoski

New York, USA

Spotted on Sep 27, 2011
Submitted on Sep 27, 2011

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