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Red-Banded Hairstreak - Calycopis cecrops

Red-Banded Hairstreak - Calycopis cecrops
Norris City, White County, Illinois, USA
October 1, 2007
Data posting for this species in Illinois, for the month of October.

Here's another month for Illinois. I wouldn't be surprised if it wasn't the same Butterfly I saw a couple days ago.

You're going to have to start issuing ID bracelets.
I can just see you installing them on their tiny legs. LOL. These are neat critters, and I wish we had them here.

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