Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais)

The Crimson Patch is mainly dark brown or black in color, with small white spots and a large orange-red patch on each wing. It ranges from Columbia up into Mexico and Southern Texas. The Crimson Patch can often be found in forest edges and fields.

Wing spread: 1.8" - 2.0"

Host Plants: Acanthus family

Crimson Patch Butterfly
Crimson Patch Butterfly