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Carleton University Butterfly Exhibit 2012 – Final Day – October 8, 2012

Carleton University Butterfly Exhibit 2012 – Final Day – October 8, 2012 As is normal for the butterfly show at Carleton University, the number of people who want to get into the Greenhouses to see the butterflies tends to exceed … Continue reading

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Carleton University Butterfly Exhibition 2012 – Day 7

Carleton University Butterfly Exhibition 2012 – Day 7 Although there have been a few moments when the weather has appeared to be  a bit threatening, and a few moments of apprehension when umbrellas  had to be unfurled, the weather has … Continue reading

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Carleton University Butterfly Exhibition 2012 – Day 3

Carleton University Butterfly Exhibition 2012 – Day 3 I arrived at the Greenhouse on Monday just as the last of the school group tours was finishing for the day.  That left about an hour to photograph the butterflies with only … Continue reading

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Carleton University Butterfly Show 2012 – Day 1 – Foggy Day

Carleton University Butterfly Show 2012 – Day 1 – Foggy Day The day started out rather foggy as I headed out along the Queensway on my way to the Carleton University Butterfly Exhibit at the Nesbitt Biology Building Greenhouses (location) … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Tailed Jay – Graphium agamemnon

Butterflies – Tailed Jay – Graphium agamemnon Photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall of 2010. (Location) Not surprisingly, given its wing shape and coloration when opened, the Tailed Jay is often referred to by its … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Lemon Pansy – Jumonia lemonias

Butterflies – Lemon Pansy – Jumonia lemonias Photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall of 2010. (Location) The Lemon Pansy is a small to medium-sized Asian butterfly that is common in old fields, vacant lots and … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Zebra Longwing – Heliconius charitonia

Butterflies – Zebra Longwing – Heliconius charitonia Photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall of 2010. (Location) The Zebra Longwing is one of the favorites of the commercial butterfly houses and exhibits.   They are long lived, … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Blue Clipper – Parthenos sylvia lilacinus

Butterflies – Blue Clipper – Parthenos sylvia lilacinus There are two common colour variations of the Clipper butterflies normally on display in Butterfly Exhibitions. The above specimen which was photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Forest Mort Blue – Caligo eurilochus

Butterflies – Forest Mort Blue –  Caligo eurilochus Photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall of 2010. (Location) The Forest Mort Blue is a member of the Brassolidae tribe of butterflies and is one of several … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Banded Peacock – Papilio palinurus

Butterflies – Banded Peacock – Papilio palinurus Photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall of 2010. (Location) This butterfly is one of the most attractive butterflies that is included in many of the exhibition packages.  A … Continue reading

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