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Black and white butterfly - Thyris sepulchralis

Black and white butterfly - Thyris sepulchralis
Stonebluff, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, USA
April 13, 2014
Found this beautifully colored butterfly but only got one shot before it was gone! Hope this is enough. It was visiting clusters of blue eyed Mary (Collinsia verna)

Moved from ID Request.

A moth
Looks like Mournful thyris-Thyris sepulchralis.
Blue-eyed Mary's are gorgeous and I haven't seen them for a longtime.

That is it!!! So cool
That is it!!! So cool

I usually see them on blackberry blossoms in AR..
So I hope to see one soon. You live in a great Buggin area. Keep it up.

Oklahoma is packed!
We have more insects here than I ever imagined. Every time I walk around the yard something new seems to pop up. Missed a great wooly caterpillar on butterweed opportunity today. A few beetles mating on a dandelion flew just before I focused. I'll be posting here all year long.

Thanks for the help

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