Red-spotted Purple

By taggart  
Red-spotted Purple
Basilarchia astyanax. 3-31/2 inches

as seen Wednesday on a Peony Tree
a relative of the admirals- and a common butterfly in our area--the red spots will be seen when the wings are folded --watch for another image soon...

Tags: Butterfly Insect Red-spotted purple Wildlife and nature PennsylvaniaUSA

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21 Aug 2019 10:59PM
Beautiful image

Jan

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Toobi_Won 8 77 7 England
21 Aug 2019 11:02PM
Another beauty, Jen!
Mike
Superb image the colour is beautiful

Carole
21 Aug 2019 11:15PM
Beautiful butterfly and image Jenn,
Fred.
21 Aug 2019 11:17PM
Wonderul shot!

Arne
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2019 11:18PM
so beautiful Jennn
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 99 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2019 12:56AM
Gorgeous creature nicely captured.
22 Aug 2019 6:45AM
Lovely.
22 Aug 2019 7:30AM
Beautifully photographed Jenn.
Alfie
22 Aug 2019 8:23AM
N-I-C-E
viscostatic 13 45 5 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2019 8:32AM
A beautiful butterfly and an excellent image Jenn.

Phil.
TonyDy Plus
10 52 3 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2019 9:26AM
Lovely shot, Jenn,
Tony
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2019 10:43AM
A shinning beauty Jenn.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2019 11:55AM
A dark beauty - don't think we have this species over here.
KateGrin
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
22 Aug 2019 12:34PM
You have so many different species near you. This is a wonderful shot.
22 Aug 2019 1:35PM
Wonderful capture Jenn , beautiful colour
Ian
22 Aug 2019 2:13PM
Wonderful butterfly capture Jenn, 🙂 beautiful colours.

Dave.
CaroleS Plus
9 440 3 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2019 2:21PM
That is a good one Jenn, lovely colours.
Carole
Beautiful image
22 Aug 2019 6:13PM
Superb image of this beautiful Butterfly, JennSmileSmileSmile
22 Aug 2019 9:55PM
A beauty Jenn..Lin
22 Aug 2019 10:06PM
Superb Jenn. Cathy
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2019 5:18PM
Excellent image and a stunning butterfly Jenn...
Isabel GrinGrin
exposure Plus
15 6.0k England
23 Aug 2019 11:31PM
Great detail ,colour & light Jennn.
Pauline.

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