Red Admiral

Vanessa atalanta

Genus Vanessa
Subfamily True Brushfoots
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Occurrence   Statewide - migrant
Abundance Variably uncommon to abundant
Flight Period Early April to mid-November
Notes
Overwintering Migrant
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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 9/5/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 9/5/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo by Mike Walker - 6/29/2002
At Hodges Village Dam, Oxford

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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/20/2001

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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/17/2000
Dunback Meadow Conservation Area, Lexington

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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo by Frank Model - 9/11/2006
Northampton Community Gardens

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Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta

Red Admiral

Photo by Frank Model - 8/31/2006
Northampton Community Gardens

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