Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1142285

Weidemeyer's Admiral
Limenitis weidemeyerii

Observation date: September 04, 2016
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on a rotting watermelon.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: December 21, 2017
Coordinator notes: Correct identification. Like many other nymphalids, these admirals prefer other juices (fruits, carrion, dung, sap) to flower nectar.
Checklist region(s): Dolores County, United States, Colorado