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Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Habitat:

Riparian area in Spearfish Canyon, SD

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta Vanessa atalanta


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4 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Yes, it is Vanessa atalanta as I suggested.

lisa.mason12
lisa.mason12 8 years ago

*atalanta

lisa.mason12
lisa.mason12 8 years ago

I had another suggestion they it was a Red Admiral... Vanessa atlanta... What do you think about that?

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Vanessa cardui looks like this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanessa_car...
You see they are from the same genus, so they look quite similar.

lisa.mason12
Spotted by
lisa.mason12

Spearfish, South Dakota, USA

Spotted on May 22, 2012
Submitted on May 22, 2012

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