Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1289678

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta

Observation date: April 29, 2021
Submitted by: GS Troop 532
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Unfortunately I didn’t get a great photo, it’s quite blurry. It was a pretty sunny day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: May 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.