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Anartia jatrophae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Anartia jatrophae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Victorinini
Rank  Species
Anartia jatrophae butterfliesofamericacomimagesNymphalidaeNympha
Similar  Anartia, Anartia fatima, Dryas iulia, Anartia amathea, Junonia

White peacock anartia jatrophae


Anartia jatrophae (white peacock) is a species of butterfly found in the southeastern United States, Central America, and throughout much of South America.

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The males of the species display a unique territorial behavior, in which they stake out a territory typically 15 meters in diameter that contains larval host plants. They perch in this area and aggressively protect it from other insects and other male white peacocks.

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Mariposa anartia jatrophae


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Anartia jatrophae Wikipedia


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