A Painted Lady butterfly with hair on the eyes.
This was a personal discovery.
I'm not a expert but looking at a few other species indicates that
this does not appear to be the norm, at the present time.
Three species, so far, have been observed with this characteristic.
The Painted Lady; the Question Mark; and the Mourning Cloak.
It is very difficult getting a cooperative butterfly to allow such close
investigation thru macro photography.
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