Category Archives: Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna of the Week: Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis

Red-spotted Purple Limenitis arthemis can be found in deciduous or mixed forests, moist uplands valley bottoms and coastal plains. They feed on sap flows, rotting fruit, carrion, dung and occasionally nectar from small white flowers. To learn more about the species, click here.

Below are photographs of our guides, Nicole Good and Nicole Winner, holding a Red-spotted Puple that was found in the Welcome Center at Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center.

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