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The viceroy butterfly is dark orange with black veins. A row of white spots edge its wings. Its color and pattern mimics the monarch butterfly's pattern except for a black horizontal stripe that crosses the bottom of its back wings. The viceroy caterpillar is white and olive-brown. RangeThe viceroy can be found in most of the continental United States and in southern Canada and northern Mexico. HabitatThe viceroy butterfly lives in meadows, marshes and swamps and other wet areas with willow, aspen and poplar trees. http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/viceroy...
Thank you for all the likes and StirredMocha for correcting my ID. I always get these two mixed
Actually a viceroy (Limenitis archippes). Nice shots!
Spotted on Aug 9, 2014 Submitted on Aug 10, 2014
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