Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini)
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Lorquin's Admirals (Limenitis lorquini)

General: Lorquin's Admirals (Limenitis lorquini) are large butterflies recognized by their orange wing tips where the orange goes all the way to the tip. A white band cross the middle of both wings, and on the hindwing, there are no marks beyond the white medial stripe.

Taxonomy: Family: Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae); Subfamily: Admirals (Limenitidinae).

Comments: Occur throughout western-most North America.

Lorquin's Admirals (Limenitis lorquini) Lorquin's Admiral
Lorquin's Admirals (Limenitis lorquini) Lorquin's Admiral
Lorquin's Admirals (Limenitis lorquini) Lorquin's Admiral. As fancy as are the upper surfaces, the underside of the wings is quite something!

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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