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Eastern Comma Small butterfly with seasonally variable coloration. The upperside of the forewings is brownish-orange with dark spots, while the upperside of the hindwings is much darker. The underside of the wings are mottled brown with a white comma in the middle of the hindwings. It has amazing camouflage when its wings are closed.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56492/eastern_comma.html" title="Eastern Comma"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/56492_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1578528010&Signature=xIllHUC2i%2FvDY1vxO%2F6V1U1zJx4%3D" width="118" height="152" alt="Eastern Comma Small butterfly with seasonally variable coloration. The upperside of the forewings is brownish-orange with dark spots, while the upperside of the hindwings is much darker. The underside of the wings are mottled brown with a white comma in the middle of the hindwings. It has amazing camouflage when its wings are closed.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56493/eastern_comma.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71109/eastern_comma_-_polygonia_comma.html" title="Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/71109_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1578528010&Signature=1g3ntb8ur3kCdpGpE1cpgliuMVI%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma Small butterfly with seasonally variable coloration. The upperside of the forewings is brownish-orange with dark spots, while the upperside of the hindwings is much darker. The underside of the wings are mottled brown with a white comma in the middle of the hindwings. It has amazing camouflage when its wings are closed.<br />
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Habitat: Hiding among the sycamore leaves! Can you see it??<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56492/eastern_comma.html<br />
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Eastern Comma

Small butterfly with seasonally variable coloration. The upperside of the forewings is brownish-orange with dark spots, while the upperside of the hindwings is much darker. The underside of the wings are mottled brown with a white comma in the middle of the hindwings. It has amazing camouflage when its wings are closed.

Eastern Comma Small butterfly with seasonally variable coloration. The upperside of the forewings is brownish-orange with dark spots, while the upperside of the hindwings is much darker. The underside of the wings are mottled brown with a white comma in the middle of the hindwings. It has amazing camouflage when its wings are closed.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56493/eastern_comma.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71109/eastern_comma_-_polygonia_comma.html<br />
 Eastern Comma,Fall,Geotagged,Polygonia comma,United States,butterfly,comma

Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma Small butterfly with seasonally variable coloration. The upperside of the forewings is brownish-orange with dark spots, while the upperside of the hindwings is much darker. The underside of the wings are mottled brown with a white comma in the middle of the hindwings. It has amazing camouflage when its wings are closed.<br />
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Habitat: Hiding among the sycamore leaves! Can you see it??<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56492/eastern_comma.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/56493/eastern_comma.html Eastern Comma,Fall,Geotagged,Polygonia comma,United States,butterfly,camouflage

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The Eastern Comma is a North American butterfly in the family Nymphalidae, subfamily Nymphalinae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 13, 2018. Captured Oct 4, 2017 11:04 in Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/14.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm