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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:

Wildlife habitat yard.


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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

Spotted on Apr 5, 2016
Submitted on Jun 26, 2016

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