Angel Wings (Polygonia) Family
Photos courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
Copyright (c) 2007 Pete Williams
June 4, 2007
To identify, look for ragged edges on the wings. The color is red-orange with black spots above, mottled brown, gray and black (resembling bark) below. There will be a silvery C-shaped mark on the underside of the hindwing. Its preferred habitat is woodlands; occasionally in open fields.