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butterfly - Feniseca tarquinius - female

butterfly - Feniseca tarquinius - Female
Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
ID please?
Laying eggs on a vine COVERED in aphids (I think).

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This female appears to be laying her eggs among the aphids on this branch. I missed this shot this spring in the Ozarks. Nice job.

Harvester
Very cool one, the caterpillars eat the aphids.
Might want to check the date though.

 
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Thanks guys!
I didn't know butterflies had carnivorous caterpillars!

As far as the date???? No idea how that happened! I'll try to change it. Thanks for noticing.

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