Atala Butterfly

Atala Butterfly

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Credit: John Serrao/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Atala Butterfly (Eumaeus atala). Florida, in September. The Florida subspecies of Atala butterfly was believed to be extinct at one point, as no specimens were seen from 1937-1959. It declined due to overcollection of it's host plant, a native cycad called the Coontie, which also supplied the toxins that make the aposematically-colored butterfly toxic or unpalatable.

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Keywords: animal, aposematic coloration, arthropod, arthropoda, atala, atala butterfly, atala hairstreak, butterflies, butterfly, coontie hairstreak, endangered species, eumaeus, eumaeus atala, fauna, insect, insecta, invertebrate, lepidoptera, lepidopteran, lycaenid, lycaenidae, north american, rare, toxic, wildlife

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