The Common Wood-Nymph is typically 1.7 inches to 2.9 inches (45mm to 76mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: white patch, yellow patch, flying, rings, brown, tan, pale, yellow ring, white center pupil, black eyespots, blue eyespots, orange.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Common Wood-Nymph. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.