Attributes of Limenitis lorquini

Lorquin's Admiral
Limenitis lorquini (Boisduval, 1852)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Limenitidinae
Identification: Upperside is black with white median bands on both wings; tip of forewing is orange-brown. Underside is reddish-brown with white markings.
Wing Span: 2 - 2 5/8 inches (5.1 - 6.7 cm).
Life History: Males perch in valley bottoms all day to watch for females. Eggs are laid on the upperside of host plant leaf tips. Caterpillars feed on leaves and partially-grown caterpillars overwinter in rolled leaf shelters.
Flight: April-October. Several flights in California, probably one flight in the northern part of its range.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wild cherry (Prunus), willows (Salix), poplar and cottonwood (Populus), and orchard trees.
Adult Food: Flower nectar from plants including California buckeye, yerba santa, and privet; bird droppings; and dung.
Habitat: Forest edges, mountain canyons, orchards, parks, streamsides, fencerows and groves of cottonwood and poplar.
Range: British Columbia south to southern California and Baja California, east to western Montana and Idaho.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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March 20, 2017 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States March 21, 2017 Details
April 22, 2016 jillvira Tulare County, California, United States March 07, 2017 Details
June 12, 2016 Tom V Benewah County, Idaho, United States September 20, 2016 Details
August 16, 2016 Trapperpk Idaho County, Idaho, United States September 20, 2016 Details
August 26, 2016 TheHikingClub Pierce County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
August 08, 2016 MAKI Mariposa County, California, United States September 04, 2016 Details
August 10, 2016 sarabseth Contra Costa County, California, United States September 04, 2016 Details
August 11, 2016 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States August 14, 2016 Details
August 11, 2016 amried San Diego County, California, United States August 12, 2016 Details
August 08, 2016 sarabseth Alameda County, California, United States August 09, 2016 Details
July 06, 2016 frogbandit Clallam County, Washington, United States August 06, 2016 Details
July 26, 2016 PDunwiddie San Juan County, Washington, United States August 04, 2016 Details
August 03, 2016 yardbird Calaveras County, California, United States August 04, 2016 Details
June 27, 2016 ncrosbyrd Sierra County, California, United States July 25, 2016 Details
July 13, 2016 N Weasel El Dorado County, California, United States July 24, 2016 Details
June 12, 2016 ncrosbyrd Tulare County, California, United States July 21, 2016 Details
June 20, 2016 sharper British Columbia, Canada July 19, 2016 Details
June 25, 2016 Glennie British Columbia, Canada July 19, 2016 Details
July 17, 2016 breck7348 Sacramento County, California, United States July 19, 2016 Details
June 27, 2016 Sue Orlowski Pend Oreille County, Washington, United States July 12, 2016 Details
June 22, 2016 Sue Orlowski Spokane County, Washington, United States July 05, 2016 Details
July 03, 2016 Wscott Snohomish County, Washington, United States July 05, 2016 Details
July 03, 2016 Wscott Snohomish County, Washington, United States July 05, 2016 Details
July 03, 2016 Varn Jefferson County, Washington, United States July 05, 2016 Details
June 12, 2016 Jls363 Sacramento County, California, United States June 13, 2016 Details
May 18, 2016 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States June 11, 2016 Details
June 01, 2016 yamashta Multnomah County, Oregon, United States June 08, 2016 Details
June 07, 2016 Kristie Nelson Mono County, California, United States June 08, 2016 Details
June 06, 2016 gbthompson Klickitat County, Washington, United States June 07, 2016 Details
June 01, 2016 benphalan Benton County, Oregon, United States June 03, 2016 Details
May 26, 2016 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States May 28, 2016 Details
May 27, 2016 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States May 28, 2016 Details
May 14, 2016 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States May 24, 2016 Details
April 26, 2016 haloStorm Snohomish County, Washington, United States April 30, 2016 Details
September 05, 2014 BCBirdman British Columbia, Canada April 25, 2016 Details
April 12, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States April 13, 2016 Details
March 18, 2016 ishavoda Santa Barbara County, California, United States March 24, 2016 Details
March 24, 2016 MAKI Ventura County, California, United States March 24, 2016 Details
June 15, 2015 tjrickert Ventura County, California, United States March 12, 2016 Details
July 31, 2012 4oclockwatch San Juan County, Washington, United States February 25, 2016 Details
June 23, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States January 05, 2016 Details
July 11, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States January 05, 2016 Details
July 07, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States December 29, 2015 Details
September 03, 2015 MAKI Ventura County, California, United States October 12, 2015 Details
June 10, 2014 Donna Sue Maller Dawson Ventura County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
August 22, 2015 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States August 24, 2015 Details
June 29, 2015 SkrentnyJeff Glacier County, Montana, United States August 11, 2015 Details
August 07, 2015 Fritz Riedel San Luis Obispo County, California, United States August 10, 2015 Details
July 23, 2015 Nigel T.W.Taylor Mariposa County, California, United States August 03, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 shsater Boundary County, Idaho, United States July 27, 2015 Details