Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis milberti

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

4 Comments

dpoc79
dpoc79 8 years ago

Thank you much for the info Karen. Might a seasoned noah ranger have any other top secret resources I may use in the future? :)

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

It isn't that unusual for butterflies to be reclassified from time to time. I usually refer to www.butterfliesandmoths.org as they tend to keep more abreast of any changes than wikipedia for instance. The site also has a regional search function which is handy for identification. They use the alternate scientific name for this species http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...

dpoc79
dpoc79 8 years ago

Thank you, not sure about the scientific name though... two field guides and two different names. Is this common?

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Gorgeous!

dpoc79
Spotted by
dpoc79

Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Sep 11, 2011
Submitted on Mar 11, 2012

Related Spottings

Mourning Cloak Mourning Cloak butterfly Mourning Cloak Mourning Cloak

Nearby Spottings

Mourning Cloak Large Milkweed Bug Crab spider Crab Spider
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors