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Subject: What is this – butterfly or moth?
Location: Michigan City, IN – near Lake Michigan
October 6, 2012 8:38 pm
My friend was walking out to the lighthouse at Michigan City, IN and snapped this butterfly. I have never seen one like it and was curious what it iwas.
Signature: Janet Baines

Variegated Fritillary

Hi Janet,
Your butterfly is a Variegated Fritillary,
Euptoieta claudia, and this posting on BugGuide shows both sides of the wings.

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