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Butterfly - Anartia jatrophae

Butterfly - Anartia jatrophae
Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA
October 3, 2010
Is this a White Peacock butterfly?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Nice find, Liz
First one posed from California. Must be a stray, as it's way out of range. (Closest ones according to Butterflies through Binoculars The West are well into Mexico or at the very southern tip of Texas.

BOMONA shows some a bit closer:
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species?l=1779

Indeed it is

White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)

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