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Black and Blue Butterfly - Speyeria diana - female

Black and Blue Butterfly - Speyeria diana - Female
Sewanee, Franklin County, Tennessee, USA
September 11, 2010
This butterfly has come to my yard in late afternoon for several days. I don't recognize it.

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Black and Blue Butterfly - Speyeria diana - female Black and Blue Butterfly - Speyeria diana - female

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Female Diana Frit., Speyeria diana (Diana)
Very Nice Find!

These are increasingly rare insects (habitat loss & climate change are thought to be the culprits).

 
Thanks!
Really? How awful! This is a beautiful butterfly for whom I am going to look again tomorrow. Thanks again!

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