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Red Admiral Butterfly

Vanessa atalanta


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. 1 3/4 - 3 inches wingspan.


Moist woods, yards, parks, marshes, seeps, moist fields

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1 Comment

Lovely butterfly and flowers! Is this the same flower as with your other spottings?

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Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2013
Submitted on Aug 5, 2013

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