Butterfly Identification

October 25th, 2008 by Chris

I’ve posted some pictures of some of the fall butterflies over the last month or so, but finally got a chance to identify them. Thanks again to Butterflies & Moths of North America. So here goes…

IMG_6945 Nymphalis antiopa, Mourning Cloak
Valley Falls, NY
IMG_6950 Polygonia comma, Eastern Comma[1]
Valley Falls, NY
IMG_6962 Pieris rapae, Cabbage White
Valley Falls, NY
Another butterfly Colias philodice, Clouded (Common) Suplhur
Cazenovia, NY
IMG_7120 Danaus plexippus, Monarch (of course!)
Cazenovia, NY
  1. I’m amused to learn that there is also a “Question Mark” variety, Polygonia Interrogationis []

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