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This Queen #butterfly appeared at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas:









#wingsofbutterflies curated by +Cicely Robin Laing and +Sharon Jeannette
#inpraiseofpollinators curated by +Dusty Gedge
#BTPMacroPro+BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones
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The second adult Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) I've ever seen, and the first that I got to photograph! This butterfly appeared in a private garden in Waveland, Mississippi last week.










#wingsofbutterflies curated by +Cicely Robin Laing and +Sharon Jeannette
#inpraiseofpollinators curated by +Dusty Gedge
#Animalia (+Animalia) created by +Adelphe BACHELET
#BTPMacroPro+BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones
#macrogallery +Macro GALLERY curated by +Heinrich Wagner
+Macro4All curated by +Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen #Macro4All
#macromaniacs for +MacroManiacs and +Sandra Deichmann
#close2home +Close2Home curated by +Brett Sivits, +David Pond, +Pia Raben, +Shaun Stewart, +José Juan Escudero +Howard Weitzel and +john adams
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This Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus) showed up in a meadow in Gulfport, Mississippi. Best viewed large!








#wingsofbutterflies curated by +Cicely Robin Laing and +Sharon Jeannette
#inpraiseofpollinators curated by +Dusty Gedge
#BTPMacroPro+BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones
#macrogallery +Macro GALLERY curated by +Heinrich Wagner
+Macro4All curated by +Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen #Macro4All
#macromaniacs for +MacroManiacs and +Sandra Deichmann
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This Gulf Fritillary #butterfly appeared on lantana in Carolina Beach, North Carolina:







#wingsofbutterflies curated by +Cicely Robin Laing and +Sharon Jeannette
#inpraiseofpollinators curated by +Dusty Gedge
#BTPMacroPro+BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones
#macrogallery +Macro GALLERY curated by +Heinrich Wagner
+Macro4All curated by +Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen #Macro4All
#macromaniacs for +MacroManiacs and +Sandra Deichmann
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Mating Common Buckeye #butterflies a small distance from the Fort Fisher Basin Trail in far southern North Carolina:







#wingsofbutterflies curated by +Cicely Robin Laing and +Sharon Jeannette
#inpraiseofpollinators curated by +Dusty Gedge
#BTPMacroPro+BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones
#macrogallery +Macro GALLERY curated by +Heinrich Wagner
+Macro4All curated by +Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen #Macro4All
#macromaniacs for +MacroManiacs and +Sandra Deichmann

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A Red-headed Bush Cricket, missing one leg:








#BTPMacroPro+BTP Macro Pro . founded by +Rinus Bakker , owned by +Nancy Dempsey ,curated by +Kenny Jones
#macrogallery +Macro GALLERY curated by +Heinrich Wagner
+Macro4All curated by +Walter Soestbergen +Bill Urwin +Thomas Kirchen #Macro4All
#macromaniacs for +MacroManiacs and +Sandra Deichmann
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Hummingbird Clearwing Moth, on my butterfly bush yesterday Durham, NC):

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Have you ever taken a good look at the fancy foreleg of a leafcutter bee (Megachile genus)?

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Spicebush Swallowtail on Pickerelweed, Durham, NC:

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Appalachian Brown #butterfly (Durham, NC):
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