All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

This is a close-up of the mouth of a Question Mark Butterfly. Note how the proboscis is in 2 parts. Butterflies and moths have hollow, coiled mouth parts used like a straw to sip liquids. This butterfly was on a picnic table at science camp.
This is a close-up of the mouth of a Question Mark Butterfly. Note how the proboscis is in 2 parts. Butterflies and moths have hollow, coiled mouth parts used like a straw to sip liquids. This butterfly was on a picnic table at science camp.

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