The Red-spotted Purple Admiral Butterfly is typically 2.9 inches to 3.9 inches (75mm to 100mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: black; blue; striped; stripes; spots; spotted; white; orange; yellow; flying; big; large; shiny; iridescent; shimmer.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Red-spotted Purple Admiral Butterfly may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.