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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Asterocampa leilia (Leilia backberry butterfly)

 

 

(Leilia backberry butterfly)
Habitat: "Common resident, especially in canyons in the Ajo Mtns."
Food Habits: "rarely nectar, territorial"

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Asterocampa
species leilia

 

 

 

 

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