Thursday, August 13, 2009

Limentis arthemis astyanax: Red Spotted Purple

Here, he's on boxwood foliage:

Here, on the gas grill:

This Painted Lady was on a rusty metal chair in the garden. I don't know if it was just a place to rest, or if the butterfly was getting iron from the rust, as they frequently light on the ground to get minerals.

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