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    • Limenitis arthemis astyanax
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    • Red-spotted Purple

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Recent observations

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What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

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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What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

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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Square

What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

ctracey

Date

September 13, 2005 04:40 PM EDT

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Square

What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

May 2, 2014

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Observer

meganlee

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-spotted purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

August 11, 2014 12:08 PM CDT

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Square

What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

camelcreek

Date

July 30, 2014

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What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

lg_price

Date

October 17, 2014 01:22 PM CDT

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Square

What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

azchipka

Date

September 27, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-spotted purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

nancyed

Date

September 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

in a remote canyon in Kendall County, TX

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

thewayfarer21

Date

July 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis ssp. astyanax

Observer

ianstandard

Date

September 9, 2014 11:55 AM 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.