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Photo#90083
Brachynemurus abdominalis

Brachynemurus abdominalis
Mission area, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
October 20, 2006
Size: 23 mm
Attracted to a lighted sheet. Size measured in place. Looks close to Brachynemurus abdominalis, compare:

(Confirmed by John Oswald--see comments.)

This photograph was taken during a field trip as part of the 2006 Texas Butterfly Festival in Mission, Texas.

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#90083 Identification – Brachynemurus abdominalis
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Really looks nice with that background
Looks like the start of a nifty cross-stitched sampler. Boy, your posts are a fine commercial for the Texas Butterfly Festival. Maybe I'll look into it for 2007.

 
Festival
Yes, it was a really fine event. We had, mostly, good weather, which was key. I have hardly posted any butterflies, because Will Cook and Tom Murray both visited in previous years at the same time and have given us good examples from the same locations and times. The butterflies were just spectacular--they were everywhere.

Good point about the cross-stitch. I have no talents in arts and crafts, but that certainly has possibilities.

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