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Butterfly #3 at Great Swamp NJ - Poanes massasoit - male

Butterfly #3 at Great Swamp NJ - Poanes massasoit - Male
Great Swamp NWR, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
July 2, 2010
seen at Great Swamp NJ

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Butterfly #3 at Great Swamp NJ - Poanes massasoit - male Butterfly #3 at Great Swamp NJ - Poanes massasoit - male

Moved
Moved from Grass Skippers.

Mulberry Skipper male
Similar skippers, Dun and Two Spotted males have distinct stigmas whereas Mulberry does not. Bright reddish orange basal edge of FW with contrasting shiny black above and reddish yellow subapical spots support Mulberry too.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

underside?
Need an underside shot but the almost immaculate dark FW may mean a Mulberry Wing. did this have a yellow marking underneath?

 
Thanks
I added another shot with a slightly better view of the wing.

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