Weidemeyer's Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii) is a medium-sized butterfly found in southern Alberta down into parts of east-central California, southeastern Arizoan and southern New Mexico. Its upperside is black with a white band on both wings.
Wing spread: 2.25"- 3.75"
Host Plants: Poplar, aspens, cottonwoods, willows, ocean spray, shadbush
Weidemeyer's Admiral Life Cycle Stages and Times
|Egg stage||4 to 9 days|
|Caterpillar (larval) stage||3 to 4 weeks|
|Chrysalis (pupal) stage||7 to 14 days|
|Adult butterfly stage||6 to 14 days|
Weidemeyer's Admiral Butterfly ... wings open
Weidemeyer's Admiral Butterfly ... wings closed
Weidemeyer's Admiral Caterpillar