A female Clodius Parnassian butterfly resting on an ox-eye daisy. The whitish structure on her abdomen is a sphragis, a mating plug deposited on her g

A female Clodius Parnassian butterfly resting on an ox-eye daisy. The whitish structure on her abdomen is a sphragis, a mating plug deposited on her g Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Buddy Mays / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

JWWG6K

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36.4 MB (1.3 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

4368 x 2912 px | 37 x 24.7 cm | 14.6 x 9.7 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

9 July 2017

More information:

A female Clodius Parnassian butterfly resting on an ox-eye daisy. The whitish structure on her abdomen is a sphragis, a mating plug deposited on her genitalia after mating by the male so that she can't mate again, thereby avoiding sperm competition.

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