Wood Nymph Butterfly – 8/25/12

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/25/12

Observation Time: 3:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road – soccer field parking lot

Common Name: Wood Nymph butterfly

Scientific Name: Cercyonis pegala

Comments: This striking wood nymph butterfly was a challenge to photograph, but with persistence I was able to get close enough to get this shot.

More Information: Massachusetts Butterfly Club

Common Wood Nymph Butterfly