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Brown Scallop Winged Butterfly - Marpesia petreus

Brown Scallop Winged Butterfly - Marpesia petreus
Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
August 17, 2013

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Tropical butterflies are an unknown for me but
this one looks like a below view of a Ruddy Daggerwing-Marpesia petreus which is missing its hindwing tails. These are bright orange above but pale tan below with a purplish sheen and a white body. In this case I think the body is pinkish from the flower reflection.

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Thank you Cliff Ivy
Thanks very much for the ID!!!

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