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Milberts Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis milberti) discovered by Tclenche (#5307)

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Sighting Info

Observed: October 13, 2014 @ 1:30 PM
Posted on: October 13, 2014 @ 9:31 PM (diff: 0 days)
I discovered this one while splitting wood. i keep wondering if it was hidden in the woodpile to escape the cold.

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By sam on 10/14/2014 7:12:59 PM

very fine photos there, tom. This late, but then again, I don't know how late there are here. never gave me a thought before. they just came and went.

By Tclenche on 10/14/2014 8:53:31 PM

do they survive the winter i wonder. I need to look up the life cycle i guess

By Tclenche on 10/14/2014 9:00:11 PM

I have been reading that, apparently the adults can hibernate to fly again in the spring, often as early as march or April in some areas.

By sam on 10/15/2014 6:47:11 AM

I've not known they Hibernate. learning many new things lately. Guess you will have to tag that Butterfly. we need an update next year. good info, though.

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