|Common Name:||Butterfly, Mourning Cloak|
|Scientific Name:||Nymphalis antiopa|
|Area:||Sycamore Grove Campground - Red Bluff, California|
|Date:||March 3, 2013|
This butterfly persumably got its name from its somber color, resembling the dark funeral shawl worn by widows.
Klickitat Trail, Washington - - - March 6, 2004
|Reference:||Butterflies through Binoculars by Glassberg / Cascade-Olympic Natural History by Mathews / National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects & Spiders by Milne||