Euphydryas phaeton Drury
- E. phaeton has a black body with brown-black wings, which are white spotted with a marginal row of brick red to orange-red spots (Klots, 1979, 93). Note that there are many variations of this coloration pattern in E. phaeton. For example, some Baltimores have more orange or red coloration, while others have more white (Klots, 1979, 179).
- The Baltimore is on average 2.0-2.75 inches in width (Klots, 1979, 93), and 2.0-2.5 inches in height.
- The caterpillar feeds on Turtlehead, a plant commonly found in wet meadows, Ash, and Japanese Honeysuckle (Klots, 1979, 93).
- Geographic Range:
- The Baltimore ranges from the Maritime Provinces, southern Quebec and Ontario, south to Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and west to Kansas and Texas (Klots, 1979, 93).
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