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Old Saturday 9th September 2017, 11:52   #1
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Comma type in Colorado

Can someone please help me out with this one, taken at Grand Mesa Aug 28.
The second isa blue sp. from Independence Pass at 3650 m next day.
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Old Saturday 9th September 2017, 14:14   #2
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First looks like Milbert's Tortoiseshell, Nymphalis milberti.
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I'd say Milbert's Tortoiseshell for 1

Don't fancy your chances of an ID on the Blue without an underwing shot?


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Thanks folks, very helpful and no surprises with the blue being unidentifiable. I loved that Swift Guide to NA Butterflies, quite the best photoguide I've seen, I wish we had something similar in Australia
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