Wildflowers & Insects - JohnAshleyFineArt
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"Angelwing."

A Satyr Angelwing butterfly (Polygonia satyrus) warms itself by basking on the sunny side of an aspen tree. These butterflies feed on tree sap more than flower nectar, and their eggs and caterpillars rely almost exclusively on thistle plants.

Angelwing ButterflySatyrCommaPolygonia satyrusbaskingJohn Ashley