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State Butterfly of Arizona

The Two-Tailed Swallowtail.  I get down right giddy when I come across a species I’ve never seen before and this was one of those moments.  Such a beautiful creature.  

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The Owl Butterfly (Caligo eurilochus) is a bit of a night owl (pun not entirely intended) in the butterfly world as they are nocturnal which may be why they are usually pretty easy to photograph. They stay very low key … Continue reading

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The White Morpho 2

Unlike it’s cousin the Blue Morpho (Morpho menelaus of Central and South America) who has quite different lower wings than it’s top, the White Morpho’s (Morpho polyphemus of Mexico and Central America) wings look the same open and closed.  Both … Continue reading

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