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What kind of butterfly is this? - Abaeis nicippe

What kind of butterfly is this? - Abaeis nicippe
Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
September 24, 2010
Every time it landed the wings folded up, so I never did get an open-wing pic.

What kind of butterfly is it?

Thanks
Hack

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What kind of butterfly is this? - Abaeis nicippe What kind of butterfly is this? - Abaeis nicippe

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Sleepy Orange -- Abaeis nicippe
Someone familiar with butterflies in your area may come up with another ID, but Sleepy Orange looks to be the only match. I'm using Kaufman's "Field Guide to Butterflies of North America," page 68.

 
Thanks Ray. I looked at a
Thanks Ray.

I looked at a lot of pics and am confident that the ID for my b'fly is correct.

Thanks again
Hack

You've got a...
... Sleepy orange, Abaeis nicippe .

 
Great, first one for me.
Thanks a lot. I looked up a few more and you are dead on.

Thanks again,
hack

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