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Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Description:

Upperside is black with white spots near the apex; forewing with red median band, hindwing with red marginal band. The winter form is smaller and duller, summer form larger and brighter with an interrupted forewing band. Wing Span: 1 3/4 - 3 inches (4.5 - 7.6 cm).

Habitat:

Moist brick on side of house.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Pflugerville, Texas, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2015
Submitted on Jul 7, 2015

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