White Admiral Butterfly

The Flutter Files Name: White Admiral Butterfly or possibly Western White Admiral Species: Limenitis arthemis Native to: Much of Canada, with the Western White Admiral in Alaska and western Canada Date Seen: June 2017 Location: North of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Notes: Black or deep brown body with wide white band.

Anise Swallowtail Butterfly

Bug Bits Name: Anise Swallowtail Butterfly Species: Papilio zelicaon Native to: Western North America Date Seen: May 2012 Location: Southern Alberta Notes: A large butterfly - 52 to 80 mm (2.0 to 3.1 in) similar in color to the Canadian Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - except quite different when you look more carefully!

Painted Lady Butterfly – Arizona

The Flutter Files Name: Painted Lady Butterfly Species: Vanessa cardui Native to: Found on most continents (except Australia and Antarctica) in many climates. Date Seen: November 2016, October 2016 Location: North of Fountain Hills, Arizona Notes: An irruptive migrant - migrates independent of any seasonal or geographic patterns.