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BugFiles Pictures: Butterfly Mourning Cloak (Nymphalidae Nymphalis Antiopa)

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okus

(Zone 8b)

July 24, 2006
9:06 PM

Post #2543015

Butterfly Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)

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Malus2006
Coon Rapids, MN
(Zone 4a)

October 24, 2008
5:00 PM

Post #5711936

Actually it is very typical - this species along with the other admirials are completely edible to birds and the raggy tears are misses by birds who get only a mouthful of scales instead of the body.

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