I don't know the answer to that, but I know that this little guy was ready to play only minutes after a huge summer storm ended. He seemed to enjoy being photographed. He posed again and again for me.
I'd just spent two hours in an art museum seeing fine art, but you know what? This butterfly was the most beautiful sight of the day.
This little painting has been honored to have been featured in an a couple of Etsy treasuries (collection of art and vintage items) The most recent one celebrated Oklahoma art in a collection called Homemade Oklahoma.. Click "Flutterby Butterfly" to enjoy another one featuring butterflies.
Click the following link featuring a necklace with a lovely tiger swallowtail photograph glass pendant.