Viceroy

Limenitis archippus

Genus Limenitis
Subfamily Admirals and Relatives
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Fairly common
Flight Period Mid-May to mid-October
Notes Commonly takes up territory and flies out at passing butterflies
Overwintering Larva
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Viceroy - Limenitis archippus

Viceroy

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 9/12/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Viceroy - Limenitis archippus

Viceroy

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/6/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Viceroy - Limenitis archippus

Viceroy

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 8/31/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Viceroy

Photo by Tom Whelan - 2002

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Viceroy

Photo by Tom Whelan - 8/17/2006

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Viceroy

Photo by Frank Model - 6/7/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst

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Viceroy - Limenitis archippus

Viceroy

Photo by Frank Model - 9/4/2005
Quabbin Reservoir, New Salem

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Viceroy - Limenitis archippus

Viceroy

Photo by Frank Model - 2004
Northampton Community Gardens

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