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Royal Rumble - Limenitis arthemis

Royal Rumble - Limenitis arthemis
Norris City, White County, Illinois, USA
September 26, 2007
I'm just going through the last of this past year's pictures and clearing out everything interesting before Butterfly season starts up again. Which, last year in my area, was the second half of March. I happened upon these two Red-Spotted Purple Admirals and it appeared to me that they were squaring off to fight.

Has anyone seen comparable behavior before from this species?

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