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Rhyparia purpurata

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Beautiful Butterfly! Junonia orithya madagascariensis Eyed pansy butterfly

Junonia orithya madagascariensis - see and Butterflies and "Flora and Fauna" since ca. 2000 etc. - “If the Butterflies disappeared off the face of the earth - mankind would only have little left to live joyfully” etc.

Battus philenor (Pipevine Swallowtail or Blue Swallowtail) is a swallowtail butterfly found in North America and Central America. The butterflies are black with iridescent blue hind wings.

Butterflies speak to our spirit by bringing a message from those who have passed, by showing how challenges can be met by change, or by simply giving a feeling of peace by the simply landing nearby.

Western Sheepmoth

Serendipity and Orchids: Highway 20 through the Cascades and Eastern Washington


I’m going to wrap up the NMW posts today, finishing off with two more last-minute-porch-light finds. I’ll be continuing to observe my backyard moths this summer, so don’t be surp…


Red Flag Winged Butterfly (Heliconius melpomene) found from Mexico to South America