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Question Mark, polygonia interrogationis - Polygonia interrogationis

Question Mark, polygonia interrogationis - Polygonia interrogationis
Greenport, New York, USA, Suffolk County, New York, USA
June 1, 2012
Found on tree in backyard.

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Question Mark Butterfly
Moved from ID Request.

Scott,
I am moving because of the quality of your photo. We have some other Question Marks for New York in June, but this is a textbook specimen.
Robert

Question Mark
The extra black dash, adjacent to the three orbicular spots on the FW and the "tails" on the HW are distinctive for a Question Mark.

 
Question Mark
Thanks Robert, I am just getting into identifying the insects that I find in my back yard and don't have the best reference guides. Glad you liked the photo.

 
Best Reference Guide
You do have the BEST Reference Guide ... Bug guide :)

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