Nymphalis antiopa

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Related to Nymphalis antiopa: mourning cloak butterfly
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Noun1.Nymphalis antiopa - of temperate regionsNymphalis antiopa - of temperate regions; having dark purple wings with yellow borders
brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly - medium to large butterflies found worldwide typically having brightly colored wings and much-reduced nonfunctional forelegs carried folded on the breast
genus Nymphalis, Nymphalis - type genus of the Nymphalidae: mourning cloak butterflies
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The lone Northern Pearly-eye (Lethe anthedon) and Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) were found in the south forested area.
One image is of the mourning cloak caterpillar, Nymphalis antiopa. I checked with 2 lepidopterists, both of whom told me that this caterpillar does not have urticating hairs.