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Phyllopalpus pulchellus couple - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - male - female

Phyllopalpus pulchellus couple - Phyllopalpus pulchellus - Male Female
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
October 1, 2004
Not the best quality picture, but captured a meeting of the sexes. I'm not sure if they had mated when I found them - the male is clearly chirping away, and scurried away indignantly when I got closer, and continued his song not too far away. The female didn't show much inclination to go anywhere - had she already accomplished her goal? They are very common around here right now, although they tend to hide quite well.

Great behavior shot
A keeper because of the behavior shown. I've noticed before that the sexes have very different looking wings.

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