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Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 07:13:59 -0400
From: Jan Hansen (via carolinaleps Mailing List) <carolinaleps...>
Subject: Re: new pearly-eye field mark?


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That field mark holds up on all of my photos as well.=20

Jan Hansen
Chapel Hill NC
919-259-9423
https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://www.otusasiotours.com__;!!OToaGQ!4r_ABe1=
3Crxd2iXxsb_hqtSPpstBKYTdtZXgUW6bJq5-nJFEo4jsMJeX74iElA-0ins$=20

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> On Sep 28, 2020, at 10:54 PM, Rob Van Epps (via carolinaleps Mailing List=
) <carolinaleps...> wrote:
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> =EF=BB=BF Very interesting observation Jeff!=20=20
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> I checked my photos - mostly from Mecklenburg County or surrounding count=
ies and from the NC Sandhills Game Land, but some from FL and VA. All my p=
hotos show the same as you observed - the white inside the eyespots are rou=
nd spots for Northern and at least one has a bar on Southern. Creole seems=
to be more variable based on my photos (all Mecklenburg for Creole).=20
>=20
> Rob Van Epps
> Davidson, NC
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> Sent from my iPhone
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>>> On Sep 28, 2020, at 10:15 PM, Jeff Pippen <carolinaleps...> wrote:
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>> =EF=BB=BF Butterfliers,
>>=20
>> This evening, Harry LeGrand and Lori Arent sent me a few pearly-eye phot=
os to peruse, and I noticed a possible field mark that I hadn=E2=80=99t hea=
rd of before. It appears that the white dots in the center of the large bl=
ack eyespots on the ventral wings appear as round dots in Northerns and as =
horizontal bars in at least some of the eyespots in Southern Pearly-eyes. =
I=E2=80=99d be interested in knowing how reliable this field mark is.
>>=20
>> For example, it seems to hold up pretty well on my photos:
>>=20
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.jeffpippen.com/butterflies/south=
ernpearlyeye.htm__;!!OToaGQ!4r_ABe13Crxd2iXxsb_hqtSPpstBKYTdtZXgUW6bJq5-nJF=
Eo4jsMJeX74iEK5sVBjM$=20
>>=20
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.jeffpippen.com/butterflies/npear=
lyeye.htm__;!!OToaGQ!4r_ABe13Crxd2iXxsb_hqtSPpstBKYTdtZXgUW6bJq5-nJFEo4jsMJ=
eX74iEcVb2wIQ$=20
>>=20=20
>> This may be a useful character when other field marks are obscured or am=
biguous, like antennal club patterns. Let me know what you think from your=
experience or photos!
>>=20
>> Cheers,
>> Jeff
>> --
>> Jeffrey S. Pippen
>> Durham, NC=20
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://www.jeffpippen.com/__;!!OToaGQ!4r_ABe=
13Crxd2iXxsb_hqtSPpstBKYTdtZXgUW6bJq5-nJFEo4jsMJeX74iEqyrjn4w$=20
>>=20

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<html><head><meta http-equiv=3D"content-type" content=3D"text/html; charset=
=3Dutf-8"></head><body dir=3D"auto">That field mark holds up on all of my p=
hotos as well.&nbsp;<br><br><div dir=3D"ltr"><div>Jan Hansen</div><div>Chap=
el Hill NC</div><div>919-259-9423</div><div><a href=3D"https://urldefense.c=
om/v3/__http://www.otusasiotours.com__;!!OToaGQ!4r_ABe13Crxd2iXxsb_hqtSPpst=
BKYTdtZXgUW6bJq5-nJFEo4jsMJeX74iElA-0ins$">www.otusasiotours.com</a></div><=
div><br></div>Sent from my iPhone</div><div dir=3D"ltr"><br><blockquote typ=
e=3D"cite">On Sep 28, 2020, at 10:54 PM, Rob Van Epps (via carolinaleps Mai=
ling List) &lt;<carolinaleps...>&gt; wrote:<br><br></blockquote></div><=
blockquote type=3D"cite"><div dir=3D"ltr">=EF=BB=BF<meta http-equiv=3D"cont=
ent-type" content=3D"text/html; charset=3Dutf-8">&nbsp;Very interesting obs=
ervation Jeff! &nbsp;<div><br></div><div>I checked my photos - mostly from =
Mecklenburg County or surrounding counties and from the NC Sandhills Game L=
and, but some from FL and VA. &nbsp;All my photos show the same as you obse=
rved - the white inside the eyespots are round spots for Northern and at le=
ast one has a bar on Southern. &nbsp;Creole seems to be more variable based=
on my photos (all Mecklenburg for Creole).&nbsp;<div><br></div><div>Rob Va=
n Epps</div><div>Davidson, NC<br><br><div dir=3D"ltr">Sent from my iPhone</=
div><div dir=3D"ltr"><br><blockquote type=3D"cite">On Sep 28, 2020, at 10:1=
5 PM, Jeff Pippen &lt;<carolinaleps...>&gt; wrote:<br><br></blockquote>=
</div><blockquote type=3D"cite"><div dir=3D"ltr">=EF=BB=BF
<meta http-equiv=3D"Content-Type" content=3D"text/html; charset=3Dutf-8">Bu=
tterfliers,<div class=3D""><br class=3D""></div><div class=3D"">This evenin=
g, Harry LeGrand and Lori Arent sent me a few pearly-eye photos to peruse, =
and I noticed a possible field mark that I hadn=E2=80=99t heard of before. =
&nbsp;It appears that the white dots in the center of the large black eyesp=
ots on the ventral wings appear as round dots in Northerns and as horizonta=
l bars in at least some of the eyespots in Southern Pearly-eyes. &nbsp;I=E2=
=80=99d be interested in knowing how reliable this field mark is.</div><div=
class=3D""><br class=3D""></div><div class=3D"">For example, it seems to h=
old up pretty well on my photos:</div><div class=3D""><br class=3D""></div>=
<div class=3D""><a href=3D"https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.jeffpipp=
en.com/butterflies/southernpearlyeye.htm__;!!OToaGQ!-u2AOSlmb3N_1FhXk8kVxN5=
Zu1fIAv8SK11tk3m6JVR_CK1jQQVftdVx9Tq-zTGqO4s$" class=3D"">https://www.jeffp=
ippen.com/butterflies/southernpearlyeye.htm</a></div><div class=3D""><br cl=
ass=3D""></div><div class=3D""><a href=3D"https://urldefense.com/v3/__https=
://www.jeffpippen.com/butterflies/npearlyeye.htm__;!!OToaGQ!-u2AOSlmb3N_1Fh=
Xk8kVxN5Zu1fIAv8SK11tk3m6JVR_CK1jQQVftdVx9Tq-Oxh5kwQ$" class=3D"">https://w=
ww.jeffpippen.com/butterflies/npearlyeye.htm</a></div><div class=3D"">&nbsp=
;</div><div class=3D"">This may be a useful character when other field mark=
s are obscured or ambiguous, like antennal club patterns. &nbsp;Let me know=
what you think from your experience or photos!</div><div class=3D""><br cl=
ass=3D""></div><div class=3D"">Cheers,</div><div class=3D"">Jeff<br class=
=3D""><div class=3D"">
<div style=3D"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; t=
ext-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: norm=
al; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; word-w=
rap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-=
space;" class=3D""><div style=3D"color: rgb(0, 0, 0); letter-spacing: norma=
l; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none=
; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke=
-width: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-=
break: after-white-space;" class=3D""><div class=3D""><div class=3D"">--</d=
iv><div class=3D"">Jeffrey S. Pippen</div><div class=3D"">Durham, NC&nbsp;<=
/div><div class=3D""><a href=3D"https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://www.jeff=
pippen.com/__;!!OToaGQ!-u2AOSlmb3N_1FhXk8kVxN5Zu1fIAv8SK11tk3m6JVR_CK1jQQVf=
tdVx9Tq-B0DE_s0$" class=3D"">http://www.jeffpippen.com/</a></div></div></di=
v></div>
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