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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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lscknwrbiota

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March 29, 2015 10:28 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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codyhough

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July 12, 2007

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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baileyk111

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March 8, 2015 08:55 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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keimwj

Date

August 7, 2009 12:00 PM EDT

Description

07 Aug 2009.
Pole Farm, Mercer Co, NJ.
Found on dogwood (Cornaceae) along a path through a woods.

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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keimwj

Date

July 28, 2009 11:27 AM EDT

Description

28 Jul 2009.
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve, Mercer Co, NJ.

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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anita363

Date

July 13, 2014 05:25 PM EDT

Description

Not a great shot, but only the 2nd time I've seen this large and showy species, & the 1st time I've gotten pics.

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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ctracey

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September 13, 2005 04:40 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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joshualincoln

Date

May 2, 2014

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meganlee

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

Found on the pathway between Van Meter Highway and Dorsey Center.

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Red-spotted purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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sanguinaria33

Date

August 11, 2014 12:08 PM CDT

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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camelcreek

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July 30, 2014

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Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

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lg_price

Date

October 17, 2014 01:22 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.

No range data available.