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Ripiphorus Mating - Ripiphorus - male - female

Ripiphorus Mating - Ripiphorus - Male Female
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 25, 2011
I was lucky enough to watch him fly in, catch the act, and photo the two next to each other before he took off. Looks most like images under ripiphorus fasciatus-complex. They are on a Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus) flower bud. I'm happy to post separate photos of male and female if desired.

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