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Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 2 inches (3.5 - 5.1 cm).
Streamsides, meadows, forest openings. Caterpillar Hosts: Many different composites including black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia), sunflowers (Helianthus), and wingstem (Actinomeris alternifolia). Adult Food: Nectar from flowers of red clover, common milkweed, and dogbane.
Lat: 38.15, Long: -78.56
Spotted on Jul 18, 2012
Submitted on Aug 24, 2012