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Western White

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An extremely variable butterfly, the western white (Pontia occidentalis) ranges from Alaska to California and east to North Dakota. The upper sides of the white forewings have dark marginal markings, while the upper hindwings are faintly marked on the margins. … Continue reading

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Two-tailed Swallowtail

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For my butterfly fans: Swallowtails are the largest and most well known of our butterflies. They are found throughout the world, mainly in the tropics. Swallowtails are usually brightly colored. There are around twenty five swallowtail species in North America alone. When people … Continue reading

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