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Hackberry Emperor?   - Asterocampa clyton - female

Hackberry Emperor? - Asterocampa clyton - Female
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
July 21, 2016
Found at the UTSW rookery mid morning. I will add a closed wing shot of same butterfly. I want to say it is a hackberry emperor but it does not quite match the ones I have photographed from different places before. It is possible it is just a different gender from my others or that it is so old and worn out that some of the closed winged markings are worn away.

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Hackberry Emperor?   - Asterocampa clyton - female Hackberry Emperor?   with wings closed - Asterocampa clyton - female

a girl
Moved from ID Request.

 
Thank You
I like to know gender where possible. So nice to get a new species, glad I listened to my gut feeling. :)

Asterocampa
looks like its close relative, the Tawny Emperor

 
That would be cool
That would explain my nagging reluctance to just call it a hackberry and upload it, plus it would be a new species for me.

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