Weidemeyer's Admiral

Butterfly id
Hello again
I don’t want to add to your swampedness, but I got this photo of a butterfly today while hiking just west of Colorado Springs, CO. It looks a lot like the White Admiral on your butterfly page, except I can’t see any colored spots on it. Also when I Googled “White Admiral”, most of the links were for UK butterflies which looked nothing like mine. Thanks for the help,

Hi Heidi,
Adding to our swampedness is no problem when you are sending us a great photo of a new species for our site. This is a close relative of the White Admiral. It is Weidemeyer’s Admiral, Limenitis weidemeyerii. Like its relatives, the caterpillars feed on willow and aspen.

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