Limenitis archippus

Butterfly of the week – Viceroy

The Viceroy butterfly, Limenitis archippus is similar to but smaller than the monarch butterfly. Viceroy butterflies live in most of the continental United States, southern Canada and northern Mexico. The wing span of the adult ranges from 2.5 to 3.375 inches.  The viceroy is a very distinct butterfly for its genus, but can be confused […]