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Mourning Cloak Butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus, 1758) Links

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Contributors » Tclenche » Mourning Cloak Butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Mourning Cloak Butterfly, Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus, 1758) discovered by Tclenche (#9726)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 18, 2017 @ 10:45 AM
Posted on: September 23, 2017 @ 3:58 PM (diff: 5 days)
Comments:
Not sure of the species, this Butterfly, was sipping water drops out of my son's swimming pool that i had drained the day before.

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By Elijah on 9/27/2017 2:16:50 AM

That butterfly is a mourning cloak. I've never seen one drink water before. Great sighting! 

By Tclenche on 9/27/2017 10:47:20 AM

Thank you Elijah for your ID help.

By Elijah on 9/28/2017 1:02:11 AM

No problem. 

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