RED-SPOTTED PURPLE

The Red-Spotted Purple, also known as a White Admiral, is a butterfly found in wooded areas. The hosts are trees like aspen, poplar, and willow. The adults feed on nectar and rotting fruit. They are known for mimicry, in North America, the southern group of this butterfly look similar to the poisonous Pipevine Swallowtail. Here is one in northern Arizona.

RED-SPOTTED PURPLE

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