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Butterfly - Cercyonis pegala - male

Butterfly - Cercyonis pegala - Male
Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA
July 6, 2006
Size: 1.5 to 2 inch wingspread
Taken today mid morning and couldn't find in my available book. Would like an id.

Common Wood Nymph.
Looks like a common wood nymph, Cercyonis pegala. Great image!

Thanks Eric, that may be why
Thanks Eric, that may be why it isn't in my book.