Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1269385

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta

Observation date: March 29, 2020
Submitted by: JerryGriggs
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly resting on gravel road, Old State Road, by Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: August 18, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.