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Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Nymphalis antiopa (Mourning cloak)

 

 

 Nymphalis antiopa

(Mourning cloak)
Habitat: Rare possible resident of Organ Pipe CNM. Two known records from Aguajita Wash, and Arch Canyon.
Food Habits: likes cooler temperatures, strewn bottoms

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Nymphalis
species antiopa
variety Distinctive brushfoots butterfly

 

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