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The Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

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The Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) is a well-known colorful butterfly, found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The Red Admiral has a 45–50 mm (1.8–2.0 in) wing span.[2] The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates north in spring, and sometimes again in autumn.

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Candice Trimble
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Candice Trimble

Front Royal, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2013
Submitted on Sep 6, 2013

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