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Hackberry Emperor - Asterocampa celtis - female

Hackberry Emperor - Asterocampa celtis - Female
Yukon, Canadian County, Oklahoma, USA
July 29, 2010
Hackberry Emperor

Moved from Hackberry Emperor.

a female
Moved from ID Request.

Hackberry Butterfly, Asterocampa celtis
I usually find these near their host plant, the Hackberry Tree, and feeding on sap from other trees.

Thank you! I am good at recognizing the Hackberry Emperor with its wings open, but apparently not with its wings closed!