Posts Tagged ‘mimicry’


Red Salamanders

March 29, 2012

Some identifications are easy, and some names are remarkable for their simplicity and aptness. Consider the Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber), a salamander most obviously red. Like many salamanders, Red Salamanders… [Continued]



May 30, 2011

This time of year, I often come upon Viceroy butterflies (Limenitis archippus)┬áin low swampy areas with plenty of alders and willows. The Viceroy is well known as a mimic of… [Continued]

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