Took this photo of an eastern comma butterfly a few years ago in Southern Illinois. This week in reviewing the photos taken that day, I noticed the butterfly was on top of “something” that looked like a dead creature of sorts. Strange,
A grammarian must be responsible for the English names given some butterflies. I took this photo in Southern Illinois of an Eastern Comma that looks like the Question Mark butterfly. There is no Western Period butterfly,as far as I know.
(Follows yesterday’s post). When we reached the dried up river bed at Panther’s Den, the forest canopy had turned day into dusk. It was so dim I almost missed this butterfly in what had been a stream a few months ago. I’d never seen this type before. It’s an Eastern Comma. seriously, an insect namedContinue reading “More Shawnee Magic…”