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    Author(s): Gary N. Ross
    Date: 1998
    Source: Holarctic Lepidoptera, 5(1): 22 (1998)
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Many diverse species of butterflies engage in a characteristic behavior that is commonly termed "puddling" and defined as a type of social behavior in which assorted butterflies, usually males, congregate at a damp site, often a mud puddle or stream bank.

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    Ross, Gary N. 1998. Butterfly Social Clubs. Holarctic Lepidoptera, 5(1): 22 (1998)

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