Gulf Fritillary Photographs
butterflies. Their host plants are passionflower vines
|Gulf fritillaries have an elaborate courtship ritual.
|Once the female lands, the male lands next to her and pumps his wings spreading his pheromone.
|Receptive females rarely move but unreceptive ones will flutter or spread their wings.
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Copyright © 1997-2005 Marianne Cowley
All Rights Reserved