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Milbert's Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis milberti) discovered by Elijah (#10539)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 9, 2018 @ 2:40 PM
Posted on: August 29, 2018 @ 11:58 AM (diff: 20 days)
Comments:
This tortoiseshell was being hunted by red ants. The ant venom stiffened the wings, cutting off a possible escape by flight. A video is shown at the following website address; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmmzIU4jXyk&feature=youtu.be

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