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Title: Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
An Eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly (female, black form) drinks nectar from a plumeless thistle flower in an abandoned agricultural field. Females have blue scales on the upper side of the lower hindwing.
Location: Loudoun, VA, USA
Date Taken: 08/08/2005
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