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Butterfly - Polygonia comma

Butterfly - Polygonia comma
Sanilac County, Michigan, USA
October 1, 2021

This is the "red form" which is most frequent in the Spring and Fall.

Question Mark can be eliminated because the mid-forewing spot row has only 3 roundish spots (with no horizontal bar on top).

The smooth (not ragged) borders indicate P. comma over Green or Gray Comma.

Moved from Butterflies and Skippers.

Genus Polygonia
Hi, I’m confident that it’s in genus Polygonia. But I’m not familiar enough with it to suggest a specie level ID. (If you’re an iNat user, typing Polygonia into “suggestions”, will bring up different species). Hope that’s helpful:)

Agree, Polygonia...
Looks like one of Polygonia comma - Eastern Comma or Polygonia interrogationis - Question Mark. Not sure which.

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