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Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Nymphalus californica (California tortoiseshell)

 

 

 Nymphalus californica

(California tortoiseshell)

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Nymphalus
species californica
variety Tortoiseshell butterfly

 

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