Attributes of Boloria epithore

Pacific Fritillary
Boloria epithore (W.H. Edwards, 1864)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Identification: Tip of forewing rounded. Upperside bright orange; black markings large on basal half of wing, small on outer half. Underside orange with purple-brown markings; hindwing with postmedian row of dark circles.
Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (3.5 - 4.5 cm).
Life History: Males patrol for females all day in woods and meadows. Overwintering is by fourth-stage caterpillars.
Flight: One flight from May-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Violets including Viola ocellata, V. sempervirens, and V. glabella.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Openings in moist forests, wet meadows, streamsides.
Range: Central British Columbia east and south to Alberta and Montana, south along Pacific Coast to central California.
Conservation: Populations in California's Santa Cruz Mountains are limited and may be in jeopardy.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: Inventory and monitor limited populations and propose any necessary conservation actions.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
June 22, 2014 DianaB Benton County, Oregon, United States June 23, 2014 Details
June 10, 2014 Pdxgene Marion County, Oregon, United States June 14, 2014 Details
August 06, 2012 lindyllll Klamath County, Oregon, United States October 08, 2013 Details
July 29, 2013 jamesheintz1 Skagit County, Washington, United States August 10, 2013 Details
July 06, 2013 John Barry Skamania County, Washington, United States July 12, 2013 Details
July 01, 2012 sandyleapt Benton County, Oregon, United States April 30, 2013 Details
July 10, 2010 sandyleapt Tillamook County, Oregon, United States April 30, 2013 Details
August 09, 2011 snowcat Kittitas County, Washington, United States March 08, 2013 Details
July 01, 1985 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Carson City County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 12, 1997 legacy.reporter (Ray Stanford) Douglas County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 01, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States July 02, 2012 Details
July 19, 2008 plex1ppus Glacier County, Montana, United States October 02, 2011 Details
August 02, 2011 Jdammarell Spokane County, Washington, United States August 19, 2011 Details
June 14, 1975 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Tulare County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 19, 2005 legacy.reporter (William Bouton) Tuolumne County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 27, 2009 legacy.reporter (John Lane) Sierra County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 04, 2008 plex1ppus (plex1ppus) Spokane County, Washington, United States March 08, 2011 Details
July 09, 2010 gerryq Clearwater County, Idaho, United States January 31, 2011 Details
July 14, 2010 legacy.reporter (Paul Opler and EviBuckner-Opler ) Okanogan County, Washington, United States December 31, 2010 Details
June 14, 1975 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Tulare County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 19, 2005 legacy.reporter (William Bouton) Tuolumne County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
June 27, 2009 legacy.reporter (John Lane) Sierra County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
June 21, 1987 paulopler (Paul Opler) Madera County, California, United States August 02, 2010 Details
April 25, 1987 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Santa Clara County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details
June 18, 1986 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Santa Cruz County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details
June 19, 1986 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Santa Cruz County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details
July 10, 1986 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Santa Cruz County, California, United States April 02, 2010 Details
June 25, 1977 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 14, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 15, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 15, 1980 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 16, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 16, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 17, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 24, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 12, 1979 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
August 16, 1979 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 25, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 12, 1979 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 30, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
May 29, 1982 legacy.reporter (R. Langston, D. Parkinson) Mendocino County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 19, 1982 legacy.reporter (R. Skalski) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 12, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 14, 1976 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Trinity County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
May 27, 1981 legacy.reporter (Sterling Mattoon) Del Norte County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 12, 1985 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 03, 1985 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
August 10, 1983 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 12, 1985 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 25, 2010 Details
July 03, 1985 legacy.reporter (A. M. Shapiro) Siskiyou County, California, United States January 25, 2010 Details