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Viceroy (Basilarchia archippus)

  • BND: Viceroy; Basilarchia archippus (Cramer, 1775)
  • BNA: Viceroy; Limenitis archippus
  • Habitat: In or near wet meadows with willows
  • Larval food: Salix, possibly sometimes Populus
  • Adult flight: Double-brooded, appearing in early June and early August
  • References: Royer 156, Layberry et al. 209, Opler & Krizek 167, Scott 259
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