Red Admiral butterfly – 5/11/12

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/11/12

Observation Time: 5:15 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road area

Common Name: Red Admiral butterfly

Scientific Name: Vanessa atalanta

Comments: Several of these Red Admirals were chasing after each other in a sunny clearing along a wooded dirt road near Gavins Pond.

More Information: Butterflies and Moths of North America

Red Admiral Butterfly