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Viceroy Butterfly

Limenitis archippus

Description:

I believe this is a viceroy butterfly, but since I identified it myself feel free to correct me! These were beautiful, fluttering around effortlessly. One even landed on me! They were really common throughout the whole exhibit and I loved watching their grace as they soared from flower to flower.

Habitat:

Found in the Florida Museum of Natural History; in the wild they'll typically inhabit all North America, and southwards to Central Mexico.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ryan Fezz
Ryan Fezz 9 years ago
Monarch
Danaus plexippus


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1 Comment

Ryan Fezz
Ryan Fezz 9 years ago

My apologies but you do in fact have a Monarch in the shot, still a great shot though! The other one is a Great Eggfly, Hypolimnas bolina, by the way

Dunia Ya Uzuri
Spotted by
Dunia Ya Uzuri

Gainesville, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 9, 2012
Submitted on Mar 18, 2012

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