Frederic B. Siskind
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Eastern-tailed blue butterfly covered with dew (DBU181)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0011.jpg
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Comments: The Eastern-tailed blue butterfly is about the size of your thumbnail. It's a common butterfly found in much of North America that you may see around your house. Its true beauty can only be appreciated with a closeup view of the wonderful color and design of the wings.
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Eastern Tailed Blue (DBU434)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1395.jpg
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Comments: This is a stack of 4 shots to obtain complete depth of field on the butterfly.
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Eastern Tailed Blue (DBU434b)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1397.jpg
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Eastern Tailed Blue (DBU447)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1396.jpg
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Eastern-tailed blue butterfly covered with dew (DBU177)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Location: Claude Moore Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1542.jpg
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Eastern tailed blues mating (DBU444)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1394.jpg
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Dew-covered Eastern tailed blues mating (DBU444a)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Location: Claude Moore Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1559.jpg
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Eastern Tailed Blue (DBU175d)
Scientific name: Everes comyntas
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1585.jpg
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Summer azure (DBU642)
Scientific name: Celastrina neglecta
Location: Riverbend Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0593.jpg
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Comments: This is a stack of 3 photos to obtain sharpness from front to back.
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Eastern tiger swallowtail, female, dark form (DBU792)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Great Falls National Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0597.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtail, female, dark form (DBU791)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0587.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtails (DBU785)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0772.jpg
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Female Eastern tiger swallowtail and cucumber bug (DBU125)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0773.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtails on thistle (DBU784)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0586.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtail on thistle (DBU800a)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1100.jpg
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Female Eastern tiger swallowtail (DBU797)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Great Falls NP, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0771.jpg
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Female Eastern tiger swallowtail on thistle (DBU788)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0774.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly, female (BU698)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Great Falls National Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0012.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: The Eastern tiger swallowtail is found throughout much of the United States and Canada.
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Tiger swallowtails and spicebush swallowtail on milkweed (DBU122)
Location: Riverbend Park, Fairfax County, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0383.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtail covered in pollen nectoring on thistle (DBU803)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Sky Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1548.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtail getting minerals (DBU804b)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Riverbend Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1549.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtails on button bush (DBU805)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1555.jpg
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Eastern tiger swallowtail on pickerelweed (DBU808)
Scientific name: Papilio glaucus and Pontederia cordata
Location: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, DC
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1666.jpg
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Pipevine swallowtail (DBU453)
Scientific name: Battus philenor
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1531.jpg
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Zebra swallowtail (BU678)
Scientific name: Eurytides marcellus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1351.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
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zebra swallowtail (DBU154b)
Scientific name: Eurytides marcellus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0702.jpg
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Zebra swallowtail (DBU152a)
Scientific name: Eurytides marcellus
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0436.jpg
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Newly emerged black swallowtail testing proboscis CC (BU400)
Scientific name: Papilio polyxenes
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0105.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the black swallowtail from egg through adult; to see an abbreviated version go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Black swallowtail life cycle." Following its emergence from its chrysalis, the swallowtail pumped up its wings and is now testing its probosis.
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Black swallowtail pumping wings (BU371) CC
Scientific name: Papilio polyxenes
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0434.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the black swallowtail from egg through adult; to see an abbreviated version go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Black swallowtail life cycle."
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Black swallowtail drying wings (BU384) CC
Scientific name: Papilio polyxenes
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0435.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the black swallowtail from egg through adult; to see an abbreviated version go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Black swallowtail life cycle."
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Eastern black swallowtail (DBU243)
Scientific name: Papilio polyxenes
Location: Eastern Neck NWR
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1485.jpg
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Eastern black swallowtail (DBU244)
Scientific name: Papilio polyxenes
Location: Eastern Neck NWR
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1486.jpg
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Spicebush swallowtail on purple milkweed (DBU275)
Scientific name: Papilio troilus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0598.jpg
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Spicebush swallowtail on thistle (DBU246)
Scientific name: Papilio troilus
Location: Riverbend Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0599.jpg
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Spicebush swallowtail and monarch nectoring on purple milkweed (DBU279)
Scientific name: Papilio troilus and Danaus plexippus
Location: Sky Meadows, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0974.jpg
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Red-spotted purple (DBU157)
Scientific name: Limenitis arthemis astyanax
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax Virginia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0389.jpg
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Newly emerged Red-spotted purple (BU8)
Scientific name: Limenitis arthemis astyanax
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0607.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
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Monarch nectoring at tickseed sunflower (DBU111)
Scientific name: Danaus plexippus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0322.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
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Monarch (DBU281)
Scientific name: Manaus plexippus
Location: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, DC
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0482.jpg
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Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the monarch from egg through adult; to see a these photos in sequence, go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Monarch life cycle." The monarch generally spends 10 days to two weeks as a chrysalis prior to emerging. I attracted monarchs to my garden by planting milkweed, the plant favored by monarchs. I periodically checked the plants, located eggs and raised them in an aquarium. The life cycle sequence photos were done on a table with a backdrop.
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Monarch on purple milkweed (DBU284)
Scientific name: Danaus plexippus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0525.jpg
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Monarch emerging from chrysalis (MN255) CC
Scientific name: Manaus plexippus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0489.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the monarch from egg through adult; to see a these photos in sequence, go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Monarch life cycle." The monarch generally spends 10 days to two weeks as a chrysalis prior to emerging. I attracted monarchs to my garden by planting milkweed, the plant favored by monarchs. I periodically checked the plants, located eggs and raised them in an aquarium. The life cycle sequence photos were done on a table with a backdrop.
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Praying mantis eating monarch while skipper nectors on swamp milkweed (DIN59)
Location: Riverbend Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0189.jpg
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Newly emerged Monarch pumping wings (MN261) CC
Scientific name: Danaus plexippus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0479.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the monarch from egg through adult; to see a these photos in sequence, go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Monarch life cycle." The monarch generally spends 10 days to two weeks as a chrysalis prior to emerging. I attracted monarchs to my garden by planting milkweed, the plant favored by monarchs. I periodically checked the plants, located eggs and raised them in an aquarium. The life cycle sequence photos were done on a table with a backdrop.
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Monarch butterfly emerging from chrysalis CC (MN258)
Scientific name: Danaus plexippus
Location: McLean, Virginia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0023.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: The monarch is perhaps our most easily recognized butterfly. The eastern U.S. population winters in the mountains of Mexico and is at risk due to cutting of the forest by the local people. I have lifecycle shots from egg to caterpillar hatching and pupating to newly emerged monarch pumping its wings.
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Monarch emerging from chrysalis (MN259) CC
Scientific name: Manaus plexippus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0488.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I have a life cycle sequence of the monarch from egg through adult; to see a these photos in sequence, go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Monarch life cycle." The monarch generally spends 10 days to two weeks as a chrysalis prior to emerging. I attracted monarchs to my garden by planting milkweed, the plant favored by monarchs. I periodically checked the plants, located eggs and raised them in an aquarium. The life cycle sequence photos were done on a table with a backdrop.
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Monarch pumping wings after emerging from chrysalis (MN262) CC
Scientific name: Denaus plexippus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0387.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: The monarch has just emerged and is in the process of pumping liquid from its abdomen into its wings. I have a life cycle sequence of the monarch from egg through adult; to see a these photos in sequence, go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Monarch life cycle." The monarch generally spends 10 days to two weeks as a chrysalis prior to emerging. I attracted monarchs to my garden by planting milkweed, the plant favored by monarchs. I periodically checked the plants, located eggs and raised them in an aquarium. The life cycle sequence photos were done on a table with a backdrop.
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Newly emerged monarch drying wings (MN275) CC
Scientific name: Danaus plexippus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0439.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: This monarch has completed pumping fluid into its wings and is now letting them dry. I have a life cycle sequence of the monarch from egg through adult; to see a these photos in sequence, go to my home page on Agpix, click on "Images," then click on "View subject portfolios" on the right side of the page, then use the dropdown menu to select the portfolio "Monarch life cycle." The monarch generally spends 10 days to two weeks as a chrysalis prior to emerging. I attracted monarchs to my garden by planting milkweed, the plant favored by monarchs. I periodically checked the plants, located eggs and raised them in an aquarium. The life cycle sequence photos were done on a table with a backdrop.
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Viceroy (BU166)
Scientific name: Basilarchia archippus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0101.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
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Viceroy nectoring on cone flower (DBU54)
Scientific name: L. archippus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0220.jpg
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Comments: The viceroy butterfly mimics the monarch butterfly. The most obvious visual difference is the black line across the lower wing.
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Monarch and tickseed sunflower (DBU110a)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1416.jpg
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Monarch on purple milkweed (DBU283)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1417.jpg
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Monarch on tickseed sunflower (DBU285)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1418.jpg
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Monarch on tickseed sunflower (DBU286)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1419.jpg
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Newly emerged buckeye butterfly CC (BU263)
Scientific name: Junonia coenia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0103.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: This buckeye butterfly has just emerged from its chrysalis and pumped up its wings. It will spend about an hour in this position as the wings dry. This was photographed indoors under controlled conditions.
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Buckeye butterfly (DBU226)
Scientific name: Junonia coenia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0119.jpg
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Dew-covered variegated fritillary and buckeye on thistle (DBU186)
Scientific name: Euptoiota cloudia, Junonia coenia
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0404.jpg
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Buckeye butterfly, dew-covered (DBU166)
Scientific name: Junonia coenia
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0532.jpg
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Dew-covered buckeye with insect on wing (DBU166a)
Scientific name: Junonia coenia
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0608.jpg
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Buckeye (DBU396a)
Scientific name: Junonia coenia
Location: Riverbend Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0613.jpg
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Great spangled fritillary on purple milkweed (DBU296)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0221.jpg
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Great spangled fritillary nectoring on butterfly weed (DBU63)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0222.jpg
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Great spangled fritillary nectoring on butterfly weed (DBU102)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0342.jpg
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Great spangled fritillary on purple milkweed (DBU293)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0524.jpg
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Great spangled fritillary head (DBU43)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0132.jpg
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Great spangled fritillary (DBU300)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1391.jpg
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Variegated fritillary and tickseed sunflowers (DBU194)
Scientific name: Euptoieta claudia
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0225.jpg
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Great spangled fritillaries (DBU301)
Scientific name: Speyeria cybele
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1392.jpg
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Meadow fritillary (DBU911)
Scientific name: Clossiana bellona
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1393.jpg
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Gulf fritillary (DBU821)
Scientific name: Agraulis vanillae
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0623.jpg
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Comments: This was taken at a butterfly exhibit, not in the wild. It is found in the southern US through Mexico to S. America.
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Variegated fritillary with dew (DBU183)
Scientific name: Euptoieta claudia
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1695.jpg
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Variegated fritillary nectoring (DBU199)
Scientific name: Euptoieta claudia
Location: Meadowood Recreation Area
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1696.jpg
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Painted lady showing through chrysalis 10 minutes before emerging CC (BU424)
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0263.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: This is one of a sequence taken of the painted lady life cycle under controlled conditions.
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Painted Lady butterfly emerging from chrysalis (BU432) CC
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0021.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I also have photos of the eggs, caterpillar and adult butterfly.
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Painted lady pumbing wings after emerging from chrysalis CC (BU437)
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0104.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
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Newly emerged painted lady testing proboscis CC (BU465)
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0267.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
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Painted lady on tickseed sunflower (DBU70)
Scientific name: vanessa cardui
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0157.jpg
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Painted lady on tickseed sunflower (DBU78)
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0223.jpg
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Painted lady in field of tickseed sunflowers (DBU76)
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0224.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
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Painted lady (DBU813)
Scientific name: Vanessa cardui
Location: Claude Moore Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0588.jpg
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Comments: This is a stack of 5 photos to get front to back sharpness.
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Painted lady on sunflower (DBU78a)
Scientific name: vanessa cardui
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1277.jpg
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American painted lady on purple milkweed (DBU134)
Scientific name: Vanessa virginiensis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0527.jpg
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American painted lady (DBU137)
Scientific name: Vanessa virginiensis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0776.jpg
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American painted lady (DBU135b)
Scientific name: Vanessa virginiensis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0605.jpg
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American painted lady on purple milkweed (DBU135d)
Scientific name: Vanessa virginiensis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0775.jpg
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Red admiral on purple milkweed (DBU313)
Scientific name: Vanessa atalanta
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0526.jpg
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Questionmark butterfly (DBU481a)
Scientific name: Polygonia interrogationis
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Questionmark butterfly (DBU483a)
Scientific name: Polygonia interrogationis
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Questionmark butterfly nectoring on red maple sap (BU130)
Scientific name: Polygonia interrogationis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comma butterfly (DBU473)
Scientific name: Polygonia comma
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comma butterfly nectoring on red maple sap (BU133)
Scientific name: Polygonia comma
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Northern pearly eyes (DBU17)
Scientific name: Enodia anthedon
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Northern pearly eye (BU816)
Scientific name: Enodia anthedon
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Northern pearly eye (DBU18)
Scientific name: Enodia anthedon
Location: Great Falls NP, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Little yellow sulphur (DBU882)
Scientific name: Eurema lisa
Location: Riverbend Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Orange sulphur (DBU836)
Scientific name: Colius eurytheme
Location: Claude Moore Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Appalachian brown (DBU426)
Scientific name: Satyrodes appalachia
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Pearl Crescent on butterfly weed (DBU56)
Scientific name: Phyciodes tharos
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Pearl crescent (DBU350b)
Scientific name: Phyciodes tharos
Location: Claude Moore Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Pearl crescent dew covered (DBU117)
Scientific name: Phyciodes tharos
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Bold jumping spider stalking Pearl Crescent (DSP81)
Scientific name: Phidippus audax and Phyciodes tharos
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Silvery checkerspot (DBU620)
Scientific name: Charidryas nycteis
Location: Great Falls National Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Silvery checkerspot (DBU620)
Scientific name: Charidryas nycteis
Location: Riverbend Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Silvery checkerspot (DBU610)
Scientific name: Charidryas nycteis
Location: Great Falls NP, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Cabbage white (DBU1531)
Scientific name: Artogeia rapae
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: Also known as the European cabbage white, this is an introduced species considered a pest in many areas.
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Little wood satyr (DBU631)
Scientific name: Megisto cymela
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Gray hairstreak (DBU151)
Scientific name: Strymon melinus
Location: Great Falls NP, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Gray hairstreak, dew-covered (DBU363)
Scientific name: Strymon melinus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Gray Hairstreak with dew (DBU361)
Scientific name: Strymon melinus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Gray hairstreak nectoring (BU887)
Scientific name: Strymon melinus
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Red-banded hairstreak (DBU146)
Scientific name: Calycopis cecrops
Location: Geat Falls NP, Fairfax County, Virginia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Banded hairstreak (DBU601)
Scientific name: Satyrium calanus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Common snout, open wings (DBU401)
Scientific name: Libytheana bachmanii,
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Common snout profile (DIN403)
Scientific name: Libytheana bachmanii,
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Common snout nectoring closeup (DIN408)
Scientific name: Libytheana bachmanii,
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Clouded sulphur (DBU99)
Scientific name: Colias philodice
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Clouded (Common) sulphur butterfly back lit (BU806)
Scientific name: Colias philodice
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This butterfly is found throughout most of North America.
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Clouded (Common) sulphur (BU169)
Scientific name: Colias philodice
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Cloudless Sulphur, female (DBU1091)
Scientific name: Phoebis sennae
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
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Orange sulphur (DBU171)
Scientific name: Colias eurytheme
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Orange sulphur (DBU170)
Scientific name: Colius eurytheme
Location: Sky Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Sleepy Orange (DBU1084)
Scientific name: Eurema nicippe
Location: Meadowood Recreation Area
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
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Northern pearly eye (DBU19)
Scientific name: Enodia anthedon
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Little wood satyr (DBU91)
Scientific name: Megisto cymela
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Mating common wood nymphs (BU1118)
Scientific name: cercyonis pegala
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Large wood nymph (DBU106)
Scientific name: cercyonis pegala
Location: Claude Moore Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
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White-lined sphinx moth nectoring (BU984)
Scientific name: Hyles lineata
Location: Rattlesnake Wilderness & Natl Rec Area, near Missoula, MT
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: The sphinx moth is often mistaken for a hummingbird because it hovers while nectoring at flowers.
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White-lined sphinx moth and fritillary on thistle (BU993)
Location: Rattlesnake Wilderness, MT
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Hummingbird moth on butterfly bush abstract (DBU46)
Scientific name: hemaris thysbe
Location: McLean, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Hummingbird moth on butterfly bush (DBU46)
Scientific name: hemaris thysbe
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Snowberry Clearwing moth at purple milkweed (DBU501)
Scientific name: Hemaris diffinis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © fsiskind@aol.com
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Robber fly with silver spotted skipper (IN140)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: Both insects were covered with dew, indicating that the robber fly had caught the skipper the previous day.
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Silver-spotted skipper nectoring (DBU174)
Scientific name: Epargyreus clarus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Silver-spotted skipper (DBU318)
Scientific name: Epargyreus claris
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Crab spider with silver spotted skipper on thistle (DSP2)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Zabulon skipper displaying (DBU860)
Scientific name: Poanes zabulon
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Orange-striped oakworm moth (BU777)
Scientific name: Anisota senatoria
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Orange-striped oakworm moth with daddy-long-legs in back (BU775)
Scientific name: Anisota senatoria
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Tulip tree beauty moth (DBU532)
Scientific name: Epimecis hortaria
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Orange-striped oakworm moth (BU773)
Scientific name: Anisota senatoria
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Male Imperial moth (DBU871)
Scientific name: Eacles imperialis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Male Imperial moth wing closeup (DBU878)
Scientific name: Eacles imperialis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
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Comments: This is a stack of two images.
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Male Imperial moth from underneath (DBU873) cc
Scientific name: Eacles imperialis
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This photo was taken in controlled conditions.
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Male Imperial moth front (DBU873) cc
Scientific name: Eacles imperialis
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This photo is a stack of 8 shots and was taken in controlled conditions.
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Male Imperial moth (DBU876) cc
Scientific name: Eacles imperialis
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This photo was taken in controlled conditions.
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Luna moth newly emerged from cacoon, pumping wings (BU863) CC
Scientific name: Actias luna
Location: McLean, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: Controlled conditions. I have a life cycle sequence of the luna moth including eggs, caterpillars, and mating. I also have some detail photos of the antennae and wings.
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Luna moth backlit, controlled conditions (BU651)
Scientific name: Actias luna
Location: Backyard, McLean, Virginia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Luna moth antennae (BU574) CC
Scientific name: Actias luna
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: These luna moth antennae illustrate one of the differences between butterflies and moths. Moth antennae are often feathery as shown here while butterfly antennae are generally a single stalk with swollen tip.
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Luna moths mating (BU599)
Scientific name: Actias luna
Location: McLean, Virginia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: I have lifecycle shots of the luna moth, including eggs and several caterpillar stages.
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Luna moth tails (BU585)
Scientific name: Actias luna
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Cynthia moth wing pattern (cc)(BU969)
Scientific name: Samia cynthia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: The large saturnid moths have very beautiful wing patterns. This section of the wing looks like a person frowning.
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Newly emerged Promethia moth CC (BU931a)
Scientific name: Callosamia promethia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Newly emerged Promethia moth CC (BU931a)
Scientific name: Callosamia promethia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This photo was taken under controlled conditions.
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Cecropia moth newly emerged (BU530) cc
Scientific name: Hyalophora cedropia
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Checkered skipper (DBU168b)
Scientific name: Pyrgus communis
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Checkered Skipper (DBU167)
Scientific name: Pyrgus communis
Location: CFSmilth Park, Arlington, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Checkered skipper (DBU168e)
Scientific name: Pyrgus communis
Location: Riverbend Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This is a stack of 5 photos to obtain full depth of field.
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Least skipper (DBU372)
Scientific name: Ancyloxypha numitor
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Gray tree frog and fiery skipper on sweetgum leaf (DFR3)
Scientific name: Hylephila phyleus
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: Right time at the right place. I was photographing the frog when the skipper landed behind it and walked up beside it. It stayed a good 10 minutes and I was able to photograph from all sides. Scientific name is for skipper.
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Gray tree frog and fiery skipper on sweetgum leaf (DFR7)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Zabulon skipper butterflies on chicory, open and closed wings (DBU494)
Scientific name: Poanes zabulon
Location: Great Falls NP, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Peck's skipper with dew (DBU903)
Scientific name: Polites peckius
Location: Kent Gardens Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1571.jpg
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Comments: This is a stack of 5 photos for complete sharpness.
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Peck's skipper (DBU904)
Scientific name: Polites peckius
Location: Kent Gardens Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This is a stack of 8 photos for full sharpness.
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Yellow-collared scapemoth (DBU331)
Scientific name: Cisseps fulvicollis
Location: CF Smith Park, Arlington, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0388.jpg
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Banded orange (DBU704)
Scientific name: Dryadula phaetusa
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This butterfly was taken at an exhibit, not in the wild. It is found from Mexico to Brazil
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Banded orange (DBU703)
Scientific name: Dryadula phaetusa
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0617.jpg
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Comments: This butterfly was taken at an exhibit, not in the wild. It is found from Mexico to Brazil.
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Banded orange (DBU701)
Scientific name: Dryadula phaetusa
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0618.jpg
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Comments: This butterfly was taken at an exhibit, not in the wild. It is found from Mexico to Brazil.
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Common lacewing,
Scientific name: Cethosia biblis
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Comments: This was taken at a butterfly exhibit, not in the wild. It is found in Nepal & China to Malaya, Thailand, Philippines.
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Malachite (DBU732)
Scientific name: Siproeta stelenes
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0620.jpg
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Comments: This was taken at a butterfly exhibit, not in the wild. It is found in the southern US down to the Amazon basin.
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Mournful owl (DBU751)
Scientific name: Caligo eurilochus
Location: Brookside Gardnes butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0621.jpg
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Comments: This was taken at a butterfly exhibit, not in the wild. It is found in Mexico & Guatemala to the Amazon basin.
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Zebra mosaic (DBU761)
Scientific name: Colobura dirce
Location: Brookside Gardens butterfly exhibit
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0622.jpg
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Comments: This was taken at a butterfly exhibit, not in the wild. It is found in Mexico and throughout central and south America.
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Ailanthus webworm moth (DBU548)
Scientific name: Atteva punctella
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0331.jpg
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Ailanthus webworm moths (DBU543)
Scientific name: Atteva punctella
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0615.jpg
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Dreamy dusky-wing (DBU561)
Scientific name: Erynnis icelus
Location: Blue mountain
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0614.jpg
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Goldenrod stowaway, front view (DBU352)
Scientific name: Cirrhophanus triangulifer
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1554.jpg
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Goldenrod stowaway hanging from tickseed sunflower (DBU356)
Scientific name: Cirrhophanus triangulifer
Location: Kent Gardens Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1556.jpg
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Goldenrod stowaway on tickseed sunflower (DBU353)
Scientific name: Cirrhophanus triangulifer
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0533.jpg
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Tolype velleda, female (DBU214)
Scientific name: Tolype velleda
Location: Huntley Meadows Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0610.jpg
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Yellow-collared scape moths mating on tickseed sunflower(DBU973)
Scientific name: Cisseps fulvicollis
Location: Kent Gardens Park
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0609.jpg
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Rosy maple moth (BU760)
Scientific name: Dryocampa rubicunda
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0088.jpg
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Clymene (DBU144)
Scientific name: Haploa clymene
Location: Great Falls NP, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0604.jpg
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Red-bordered emerald moth (DBU206)
Scientific name: Nemoria lixaria,
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_0438.jpg
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Carpenterworm Moth (DBU951)
Scientific name: Prionoxystus robiniae
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1479.jpg
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Camouflaged moth (DCP95a)
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Crab spider with moth (SP44)
Location: Huntley Meadows Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
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Indigo Stem Borer (DBU983)
Scientific name: Papaipema baptisiae
Location: Claude Moore Park, VA
Copyright: © Frederic B. Siskind
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Zabulon skipper (DBU496)
Scientific name: Poanes zabulon
Location: Great Falls NP
Copyright: © Frederic Siskind
AGPix ID: AGPix_FrBSi17_1678.jpg
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