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Lorquin's admiral
Limenitis lorquini

Lorquin's admiral

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: black and white and orange
Larval Foods: willow family and chokecherry
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: very showy, basically black above with white band and orange wingtips, brownish beneath with large white spots

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 03 Limenitidinae (admirals)
Genus: Limenitis
Species: lorquini

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