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Beauty Isn't Skin Deep

Anise Swallowtail butterfly

Beauty isn't skin deep. It's wing deep. The Anise Swallowtail butterfly dazzles you with its yellow stripes and blue dots. If it were a painting, it would be a Michelangelo. If it were  music, it would be Vivaldi's...

Anise Swallowtail butterfly
Anise Swallowtail butterfly

We found this dazzling butterfly last weekend in the Berkeley marina parking lot. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Anise Swallowtail butterfly
Anise Swallowtail butterfly

A side view of the Anise Swallowtail butterfly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Arthur Shapiro
Arthur Shapiro

"Lepidopteran detective" Arthur Shapiro of UC Davis, a world-renowned butterfly expert, hosts a butterfly Web site, http://butterfly.ucdavis.edu/, and recently authored the "Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento Valley Regions." (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 3:15 PM

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