Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1231955

Lorquin's Admiral
Limenitis lorquini

Observation date: September 04, 2019
Date notes: I was picking green apples at my friends house on her 5 acres and this butterfly landed on the apple tree near me.
Submitted by: PinkPearl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: that day 10 miles away was the Tenaja/Murrieta fire in Murrieta, CA. My friend lives on 5 acres I was out picking apples from her 4 trees. This butterfly landed in the apply tree near me.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: September 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: You forgot to see the orange-tip on the wings. White Admirals live no where near California...but believe it or not, there is a record for a Red-Spotted Purple in the eastern Mojave Desert!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Riverside County