Red-spotted purple Limenitis (=Basilarchia) arthemis astyanax (Fabricius)(Insecta: Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae)
EENY-447, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Donald W. Hall and Jerry F. Butler, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this beautiful forest butterfly that is also commonly seen in wooded suburban areas, its distribution, description, life cycle and biology, and hosts. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2009.