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Question Mark - Polygonia interrogationis

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Size 2 - 3"
Egg Ribbed light green barrel shapped.
Caterpillar Brownish rust colored with black spines on head and each segment.
Host / Food Hackberries, elms and nettles
Broods 2 broods north, up to 5 broods south
Habitat Openings in woods, road sides orchards and streamsides.
Range Maritime provinces, Quebec to Ontario south through whole Eastern US and into Mexico.

You can see how this butterfly got it's name in the photo above. Also it's plain to see why this group of butterflies are reffered to as anglewings.

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