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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Vanessa atalanta (Red admiral)

 

 

 Vanessa atalanta

(Red admiral)
Habitat: "Unconunon resident of Organ Pipe CNM, usually in cooler weather."
Food Habits: "moist canyon bottoms, nectar, tree trunks"

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Vanessa
species atalanta

 

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