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Crimson Patch

The Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) 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 (dorsal view)
Crimson Patch Butterfly

Crimson Patch Butterfly (dorsal view)
Crimson Patch Butterfly

Crimson Patch Butterfly (ventral view)
Crimson Patch Butterfly

 

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