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Photo#203142
orange-barred sulphur - Phoebis philea - female

orange-barred sulphur - Phoebis philea - Female
Pinellas County, Florida, USA
July 18, 2008
laying eggs. She laid them singley and in many places all over this tree.

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orange-barred sulphur - Phoebis philea - female orange-barred sulphur eggs - Phoebis philea

Great shot, Matt
and the markings on this one are really beautiful.

 
Thanks Hannah. She really is
Thanks Hannah.
She really is beautiful. I don't like this picture quality though. I only posted it because it was an interesting behavior and I got a good shot of the eggs..... which are TINY!!!!!!!!! 1mm x 2mm
Those butterflies are spastic!! :o)

 
You have very high standards -
I'd be delighted with this shot. So hard to catch them in the act : )