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Date: 9-30-2007 8:18 PM
Subject: Butterfly tongue
Security: Public
Tags:butterfly, proboscis, skipper, tongue
Butterfly tongue

Here is a Fiery Skipper butterfly (Hylephila phyleus) preparing to unfurl its proboscis to sip mint blossom nectar in my backyard.

This is a tiny creature --- the blossoms are about 1/4'' long.

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