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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax)

This colorful species is a mimic of the poisonous Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 07.2016
Photo Location: State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Zach Cava