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Red-spotted Purples is also a correct name for these. I am not a local but I've seen both common names in the literature.
This admiral butterfly is a mimic of the pipevine swallowtail. Here is a link to two excellent American butterfly mimics. http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/faq/appeara...
Spotted on Aug 2, 2012 Submitted on Aug 14, 2012
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