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Soldier - Danaus eresimus - male

Soldier - Danaus eresimus - Male
Coconut Creek, Florida, USA
Danaus eresimus mimics its cousin the Queen (Danaus gilippus). Generally scarce, they may be abundant in localized areas. It hosts on white vine (Sarcostemma clausu) which the Queen also uses.

Thanks for posting your beautiful photos. I see a lot of your photos posted and I am thrilled that you are sharing for all to see. Loved your photo of the Atala on the lavender flower too.

you will also see these at the american orchid society in delray.

great shot!

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