Attributes of Limenitis weidemeyerii

Weidemeyer's Admiral
Limenitis weidemeyerii W.H. Edwards, 1861

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Limenitidinae
Identification: Upperside is black with a white median band on both wings; submarginal areas of hindwing are black. Underside is brown with white markings repeated; base of hindwing is gray-white with dark crosslines; marginal spots on hindwing are gray-white.
Wing Span: 2 1/4 - 3 3/4 inches (5.7 - 9.5 cm).
Life History: Males perch on trees and shrubs to watch for receptive females, rarely patrolling. Females lay eggs singly on the tips of host plant leaves; caterpillars eat leaves. Third-stage caterpillars hibernate in shelters made of leaves.
Flight: One or two broods from June-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Aspen and cottonwood (Populus), willows (Salix), ocean spray (Holodiscus), and shadbush (Amelanchier).
Adult Food: Tree sap, carrion, flower nectar.
Habitat: Deciduous forest, streamsides in coniferous forests, aspen groves, small towns, suburbs.
Range: Southern Alberta south to Nebraska and east-central California, southeastern Arizona and southern New Mexico.
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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July 22, 2016 wwittkop Johnson County, Wyoming, United States February 21, 2017 Details
July 04, 2016 J_Martineau Sublette County, Wyoming, United States January 19, 2017 Details
July 29, 1964 Todd Stefanic Butte County, Idaho, United States September 20, 2016 Details
July 18, 2016 duff Teton County, Wyoming, United States August 11, 2016 Details
July 07, 2016 JanH Pitkin County, Colorado, United States July 16, 2016 Details
July 06, 2016 14wildlife Park County, Montana, United States July 14, 2016 Details
July 11, 2015 ncrosbyrd Gunnison County, Colorado, United States November 22, 2015 Details
July 09, 2015 ncrosbyrd Gunnison County, Colorado, United States September 15, 2015 Details
June 30, 2015 bigoldbulldog Crook County, Wyoming, United States August 31, 2015 Details
July 22, 2015 Hutchfam Bonneville County, Idaho, United States July 27, 2015 Details
May 23, 2013 xoro2001 Washington County, Utah, United States January 31, 2015 Details
August 16, 2014 carlysummer Teton County, Wyoming, United States August 19, 2014 Details
August 16, 2014 John Wilson Socorro County, New Mexico, United States August 18, 2014 Details
July 12, 2014 LibbyMegna Carbon County, Wyoming, United States July 16, 2014 Details
August 10, 2013 SteveHarbula Summit County, Colorado, United States February 10, 2014 Details
July 18, 2013 M Mimura San Miguel County, Colorado, United States February 07, 2014 Details
July 07, 2011 ddodd Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States January 28, 2014 Details
June 23, 2013 cologator Baca County, Colorado, United States December 04, 2013 Details
July 06, 2013 rae ann Larimer County, Colorado, United States December 04, 2013 Details
July 21, 2013 philohela Clark County, Nevada, United States July 21, 2013 Details
July 10, 1982 legacy.reporter (K Hansen-S. Mattoon) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 12, 1989 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Mineral County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 14, 1989 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 17, 1989 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 29, 1986 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Apache County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 31, 1986 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 31, 1986 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 23, 1987 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Graham County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 22, 1999 legacy.reporter (J. Vernon-R. Langston) Churchill County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 09, 1999 legacy.reporter (J. Vernon-R. Langston) Churchill County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 05, 1997 legacy.reporter (C. Bordelon & E. Knudson) Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 09, 2005 legacy.reporter (Karl Gardner) Greenlee County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 10, 2005 legacy.reporter (Karl Gardner) Graham County, Arizona, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 02, 2005 legacy.reporter (Michael Leski) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
May 29, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 07, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 26, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 30, 1966 legacy.reporter (J. F. Lesser) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
May 22, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 22, 1977 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 04, 2012 Alan Holyoak Fremont County, Idaho, United States November 09, 2012 Details
July 22, 2012 Larry S Price Wyoming, United States August 17, 2012 Details
June 10, 2012 Niayre Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States July 22, 2012 Details
June 30, 2012 john hayden Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States July 05, 2012 Details
June 29, 2012 nightwings8 Fremont County, Wyoming, United States July 02, 2012 Details
June 02, 2012 kevin rushton Owyhee County, Idaho, United States June 16, 2012 Details
June 10, 2012 NORMBABS Coconino County, Arizona, United States June 11, 2012 Details
July 18, 2008 hjbarkey9 Routt County, Colorado, United States May 15, 2012 Details
August 02, 2011 Nancy Lea Sandy Natrona County, Wyoming, United States March 26, 2012 Details
June 22, 1996 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Elko County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2012 Details