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Red-spotted Purple

Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Description:

Black butterfly with metallic blue color on the inside of the wings. Outer wings are dark with orange, blue and black markings. Swallowtail mimic.

Habitat:

Woodland. Pocahontas State Park, Virginia.

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ForestDragon
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ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2016
Submitted on Mar 21, 2020

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