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Comma Butterfly

Polygonia c-album

Description:

A species of butterfly that ranges across Europe and temperate Asia to Japan and south to Morocco. The Comma has a white marking on its underwings resembling a comma. The wings have a distinctive ragged edge.



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3 Comments

moralcoral
moralcoral 8 years ago

When the wings are closed it makes it look like a jagged leaf!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Yes, such unusual shape :-)

dungeonmasterShu
dungeonmasterShu 8 years ago

Awesome/Unusual outline.

moralcoral
Spotted by
moralcoral

Colchester Borough (Essex), England, United Kingdom

Lat: 51.88, Long: 0.94

Spotted on Jan 9, 2011
Submitted on Oct 25, 2011

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