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Forewing hooked; upperside is red-orange with black spots. Upperside hindwing of summer form is mostly black with a short tail; that of winter form has much orange and a longer, violet-tipped tail. Underside is light brown; hindwing with pearly white question mark in center. 2 1/4 - 3 inches wingspan.
Wooded areas with some open space, city parks, suburbs, fencerows.
Spotted on Aug 4, 2013
Submitted on Aug 4, 2013