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Woods Moth - Anthocharis midea

Woods Moth - Anthocharis midea
Yosemite, Casey County, Kentucky, USA
April 3, 2010

Moved from ID Request.

i agree
Falcate Orangetip (Anthocharis midea)

A butterfly, not a moth.
Looks a lot like Falcate Orangetip (Anthocharis midea):

But I'm not a lepidoptera expert, so please wait for a second opinion.

my butterfly
yes, your open shot of the butterfly is the same as mine when open

my butterfly
thanks for your help in the ID suggestion. also, thanks for your help in undoing the link. i didn't know i was linking my pics together. i'm brand new to this site, so i will need to figure out the correct way to post pics here. i do know how i did it wrong, i i've got that down. lol

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I've taken the liberty
of un-linking your two images. Linking is reserved for images of the same individual, or group of individuals.

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