Mourning Cloak
Location: Cochrane, AB
Date: Aug. 15, 2003
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Common name:  Mourning Cloak

Latin Name:  Nymphalis antiopa Linnaeus, 1758
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Wingspan:  60 - 75 mm

Range:  Throughout Alberta

Habitat:  Near trees

Preferred Flowers/Food: Sap, Willow Catkins

Time of year seen:  Late March to October (Additional Sightings)

Caterpillar's Diet: Elm, poplar and willow



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