Funny name for a butterfly you might think, Question Mark, but it comes from the fact that the silver mark on the underside of the hind wing is broken into two parts, a curved line and a dot, creating a ? marking giving them their common name. You can see the markings in this shot quite clearly. Open winged they are totally beautiful, I love their bright orange color, but I also love the burnished papery look of their wings when closed, and that funny little ? This specimen definitely seemed to be questioning my appearance with camera in hand right below it :-) Happy Tuesday :-)

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