Viceroy butterfly – 7/17/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 7/17/13

Observation Time: 3:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond area near soccer parking area

Common Name: Viceroy butterfly

Scientific Name: Limenitis archippus

Comments: This butterfly is smaller than the famous migrating monarchs, and the black markings are different. Note the black line on the hind wings. Monarchs do not have this line.

More Information: NatureWorks

Viceroy Butterfly