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Letter: Butterfly ID

Marcus Pierce writes:
I'm not the brightest bub in the pack but the butterfly pictured looks like a Painted Lady butterfly.
Marcus, thanks for writing. We though so, too, at first, and the two can be very similar, but the eyespot on the forewing clinched it for us as a Hackberry Emperor. There's a great comparison tool at the Massachusetts Butterfly Club where you can see examples side-by-side. --Pen

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