Sunday, December 14, 2008

Anartia jatrophae

White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)

Range: Resident from Argentina north through Central America, Mexico, and the West Indies to South Texas and southern Florida. Migrates and temporarily colonizes to central Texas and coastal South Carolina. A rare wanderer to North Carolina, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas.

Conservation: Monitor status of United States populations.(read more)

Photo by Juan Aguero (juanKa)
Shark Valley, Everglades National Park
Agosto 2006

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