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    • Limenitis arthemis astyanax
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    • Red-spotted Purple

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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inat7

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August 13, 2016 02:17 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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marlys2

Date

July 28, 2016 10:16 AM CDT

Description

I observed this "blue" butterfly, and many others like it in Morris County, Texas, just south of the Sulphur River. I identified it as a Red Spotted Purple butterfly.

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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peggyo

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August 28, 2016 03:26 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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robvanepps

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April 26, 2015 11:02 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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pwdeacon

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June 4, 2013 11:06 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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kchiasson

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August 30, 2016 12:29 PM CDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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cchapman

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August 13, 2015 11:48 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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rmcminds

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August 17, 2009 05:55 PM PDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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August 11, 2016

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ecoEXPLORE Username: EJizzy101

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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larry14

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September 3, 2016

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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chrisn27

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October 12, 2016 02:09 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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mikeintyler

Date

April 16, 2011 04:57 PM CDT
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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.

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