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Red-spotted purple

Limenitis arthemis

Description:

3" wingspan brush-footed butterfly. You can see the red dots on the ventral side of the wing that give this its name in photos 2 & 3.

Habitat:

Semi rural wildlife habitat

Notes:

These beauties are a common sight in our yard.

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9 Comments

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Thank you Isabella!

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers a year ago

Wonderful !!

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Thank you Leah & Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things a year ago

Lovely!

leah
leah a year ago

beautiful.. thank you

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

That you Noel! This one was very bright so I expect it was newly eclosed.

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso a year ago

Amazing colors! Very nice shots and series!

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Thank you Andrew!

andrew.pitek
andrew.pitek a year ago

Great shots!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on Jul 31, 2012
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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