Sobre Salix sp.
Caterpillar collected from a group on willows. I raised it to adult to determine species.
Fairly large butterfly, blackish with pale yellow wing margins as shown. Spotted perching on twigs at bottom of dry streambed in mixed conifer forest. Map location is approximate.
Hibernating under a stone.
feeding on willow along river
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.
Nymphalis antiopa, known as the Mourning Cloak in North America and the Camberwell Beauty in Britain, is a large butterfly native to Eurasia and North America. See also Anglewing butterflies.