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    • Limenitis arthemis astyanax
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    • Red-spotted Purple

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Recent observations

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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nvarvel

Date

August 30, 2014

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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royaltyler

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August 24, 2014 03:53 PM CDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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gyrrlfalcon

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August 21, 2014

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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pinkpimpernel

Date

August 14, 2014

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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treichard

Date

August 14, 2014 01:04 PM EDT

Description

Red-spotted Purple

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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fm5050

Date

July 19, 2014 05:53 PM EDT

Description

Annapolis, MD July 19, 2014

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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madore27

Date

July 26, 2014 01:52 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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damontighe

Date

August 11, 2014 08:31 AM MDT

Description

Not the best photo, markings were very blue on wings and I didn't notice any red or yellow when in took off

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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gcasp60

Date

August 7, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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jessicaw

Date

August 5, 2014

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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sanguinaria33

Date

August 4, 2014 12:40 PM CDT

Description

Magnificent example, sadly nectaring on burdock

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Red-spotted purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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cuskelly

Date

August 3, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The White Admiral or Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis) is a polytypic species of North American brush-footed butterfly, common throughout much of the eastern United States. L. a. astyanax has red spots on its underside and the top of the wings are notable for their iridescent blue markings. L. a. arthemis on the other hand has a large white band traversing both the forewings and hindwings.

No range data available.