2 5/8 -3"
Face-to-face with this winged friend!
This Viceroy was a new yard butterfly for me. He was nectaring on Boneset in mid September.
Viceroy's in FL mimic the Queen with their darker coloring
Brooker Creek Preserve, Tampa, FL Sept 27, 2008
Ovipositing on the tip of a willow leaf
Again, many Viceroy's in FL mimic the coloring of the Queen
More likely to be attracted with rotten fruit than flowers.
Nectaring on our 'Black Knight' Butterfly Bush...
Just released Nov 2009, Tampa, FL
Topside shows darker coloring that mimics the Queen
Viceroy on my son''s Blue Bubbles Rose bush
Viceroy butterfly Eggs Macro
Late September 2012,Viceroy nectaring riparian flowers near Barren fork creek, Baron, OK. zone 6b.
Viceroy laying egg on small red willow. Late Sept. 2012, Fort Chaffee, AR. zone 7b.