Red-Spotted Purple Butterfly

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly

  • Butterfly: White Admiral or Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
  • Description: Black with iridescent blue edges. Mimic of poisonous Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Locations: open woodland, forest edges
  • Host Plants: Birch Tree (black birch, sweet birch, cherry birch, mahogany birch, spice birch)

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Photo Gallery

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly
Red-spotted Purple Butterfly

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Caterpillar
Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Caterpillar

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Host Plant: Birch Tree
Birch Tree

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Host Plant: Willow Tree
Willow Tree

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Host Plant: Aspen Tree
Aspen Tree

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Host Plant: Choke Cherry Tree
Choke Cherry Tree

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Host Plant: Salicaceae
Salicaceae

Red-spotted Purple Butterfly Host Plant: Rosaceac
Rosaceae

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly

Weidemeyer's Admiral Butterfly

  • Butterfly: Weidemeyer’s Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)
  • Description: Dorsal wings: black and white. Rows of white spots. Ventral: brown with grey markings along sides of hind wing.
  • Nectar Sources: Willow Tree, Aspen Tree (quaking aspen, trembling aspen, quakies), Poplar Tree, Choke Cherry Tree

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly Photo Gallery

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly
Weidemeyer's Admiral Butterfly

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly Nectar Source: Willow Tree
Willow Tree

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly Nectar Source: Aspen Tree
Aspen Tree

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly Nectar Source: Poplar Tree
Poplar Tree

Weidemeyer’s Admiral Butterfly Nectar Source: Choke Cherry Tree
Choke Cherry Tree