Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy
Viceroy Butterfly

The Viceroy butterfly (Limenitis archippus) is a brown and orange non-poisonous butterfly that is very similar to the Monarch; it is a Batesian mimic of the poisonous MonarchButterfly pictures genus species - Viceroy. It can be distinguished from the Monarch by the black line that crosses its wings. Also, the undersides of its wings are quite similar to the topside (unlike the Monarch, whose underside is much lighter). It has a wingspan of 2.75 to 3 inches (7 to 7.5 cm). The Viceroy is found from Canada to Mexico. The caterpillar is olive green and brown with bristly tufts behind the head; it eats mostly willow and cottonwood. Classification: Family Nymphalidae.
Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy
Butterfly genus species - VICEROY
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Butterfly genus species - VICEROY
Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

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Butterfly Genus Species - Viceroy

Viceroy Butterfly

1 comments:

Bron said...

The first butterfly you show when you bring up the list of photos of Viceroy's is not a Viceroy, it is a Gulf Fritillary.

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