Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318470

Arizona Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis arizonensis

Observation date: September 10, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A pair of admirals exhibited various behaviors while perched in a small black cherry tree along the Soledad Canyon Trail. Included was nectaring from red morning-glory flowers and possible egg-deposition in the black cherry tree and on adjacent Apache plume tall shrubs. Site conditions were hot, sunny, and with light wind gusts.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 13, 2022
Coordinator notes: excellent! thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County