Sunday, December 21, 2008

More Santa Ana Fauna

Some more fauna from the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge:


American Snout Butterfly (Libytheana carinenta):

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Malachite Butterfly (Siproeta stelenes):

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Silver Argiope Spider (Argiope argentata):

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Texas Powdered Skipper (Systasea pulverulenta):

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Mexican Bluewing Butterfly (Myscelia ethusa) (and yes, it was hanging upside down!):

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1 comment:

Richard said...

I will take them over raindeer any day -- but then again what does an entomologist know.