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Common wood nymph butterfly (female Cercyonis pegala) - Cercyonis pegala - female

Common wood nymph butterfly (female Cercyonis pegala) - Cercyonis pegala - Female
Mississinewa Lake, Miami County, Indiana, USA
August 13, 2009
Size: 2" across

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Moved from ID Request.

I always hate it when they tack the "Common" part
onto these names. There is nothing "common" looking about this beautiful butterfly. Even if they are abundant and widespread, the "common" seems to distract somehow.

and, you're welcome :)

Common Wood Nymph
Cercyonis pegala female

 
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