Question Mark Butterfly

Question Mark Butterfly

  • Butterfly: Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
  • Description: “The silver mark on the underside of the hindwing is broken into two parts, a curved line and a dot, creating a ?-shaped mark that gives the species its common name.” 1
  • Locations: wooded areas, city parts, free spaces
  • Wingspan: 23 inches
  • Flight Period: May – September
  • Nectar Sources: Hackberry Tree, Elm Tree, Nettle, Hops

Question Mark Butterfly Photo Gallery

Question Mark Butterfly
Question Mark Butterfly

Question Mark Butterfly Nectar Source: Hackberry Tree
Hackberry Tree

Question Mark Butterfly Nectar Source: Elm Tree
Elm Tree

Question Mark Butterfly Nectar Source: Nettle
Nettle

Question Mark Butterfly Nectar Source: Hops
Hops

Hackberry Butterfly

Hackberry Butterfly
aka American Emperor Butterfly or Asterocampa
Mainly found in North and Central America, from the family Nymphalidae.

     Hackberry Butterfly Nectar Sources:
Hackberry Tree
Hackberry Tree

Hackberry Butterfly (American Emperor Butterfly
: Hackberry Tree.
     Region 4: New Mexico, Texas.