Butterflies and Moths of North America

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'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Observation date: February 27, 2019
Date notes: Found on peach tree leaves
Submitted by: Jennylovell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 28, 2019
Coordinator notes: The spikes on the back seem minimal, so I believe this is a red-spotted purple rather than a Viceroy, whose caterpillar is very similar.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, Terrebonne Parish