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Callippe Silverspot Butterfly

callippe butterfly

The Callippe Silverspot Butterfly is medium sized with a wingspan of 4 to 5 cm. It is found in native grasslands
where females lay their eggs on the flowering host plant, named Johny Jump-Up. (Viola pedunculata.)

The Callippe Butterfly is Federally Endangered and is a sight to behold.

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