Butterflies & Moths

Butterfly: the Meadow Argus

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Wikipedia says…

The meadow argus (Junonia villida) is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae, commonly found in Australia. It is also known as Albin’s Hampstead eye in the United Kingdom, where it has occurred only as an accidental import.

 

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The wingspan measures 4 centimetres (1.6 in) in males and 4.3 centimetres (1.7) in females

 

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(Nikon D3000, on auto)

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