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Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice) discovered by Tclenche (#4390)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 3, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Posted on: September 3, 2014 @ 6:55 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
this time i photographed 2 butterflies stuck together lying on the ground, one flew into the air towing the other one which made no attempt to fly.

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By Mardon on 9/12/2014 5:05:40 PM

Were they mating?  Looks rather like it.

By Tclenche on 9/13/2014 7:27:41 PM

i first assumed mating, but when one flew away, the other(left one in this photo) was completely passive it just was towed into the air by the active butterfly.  It is hard to know. has anyone else seen this behaviour?

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