Attributes of Boloria frigga

Frigga Fritillary
Boloria frigga (Thunberg, 1791)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Identification: Tip of forewing pointed. Wings orange-brown with black markings; darker at wing bases. Underside of hindwing with off-white patch near base of costal margin.
Wing Span: 1 1/2 - 2 inches (3.8 - 5.1 cm).
Life History: Males patrol in low areas of willow bogs. Hibernation is by nearly full-grown caterpillars.
Flight: One brood from late May-early August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Cranberry (Vaccinium) and bog rosemary (Andromeda), perhaps willow (Salix) and dwarf birch (Betula).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Sedge and sphagnum bogs, arctic tundra.
Range: Holarctic. Northern Alaska and northern Canada east to Labrador, south to northern areas of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Isolated populations in Rocky Mountains to Wyoming and southcentral Colorado.
Conservation: Not usually of concern, but isolated populations may be of interest at the state or local level.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: Maintain integrity of bog habitat.
Taxonomy Notes:

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May 31, 2015 nickenew Yukon-Koyukuk Borough, Alaska, United States June 16, 2015 Details
June 02, 2011 BOGwalker St Louis County, Minnesota, United States January 19, 2012 Details
June 14, 1996 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert, Mogens Nielsen) Luce County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 12, 1997 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert) Luce County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 14, 1998 legacy.reporter (Perkins, Owen A.) Luce County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 14, 1998 legacy.reporter (Nielsen, Mogens C.) Schoolcraft County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 21, 1999 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert) Luce County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 01, 2008 Norbert Kondla Yukon Territory, Canada February 20, 2011 Details
June 24, 2002 legacy.reporter (Phillip deMaynadier & Reginald Webster) Piscataquis County, Maine, United States March 09, 2010 Details
June 24, 2002 legacy.reporter (Phillip deMaynadier & Reginald Webster) Piscataquis County, Maine, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 07, 2006 stevekohler (Steve Kohler) Madison County, Montana, United States February 04, 2008 Details
June 21, 2005 legacy.reporter (R/R) Yukon-Koyukuk Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
July 01, 2001 legacy.reporter (KWP) North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
June 28, 1995 legacy.reporter (F/P) Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
June 13, 1995 legacy.reporter (F/P) Southeast Fairbanks Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
May 26, 1999 legacy.reporter (JLH) Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Alaska, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Larimer County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Grand County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gilpin County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Eagle County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Garfield County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lake County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Chaffee County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gunnison County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Fremont County, Idaho, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Baraga County, Michigan, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Iron County, Michigan, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Keweenaw County, Michigan, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Luce County, Michigan, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Marquette County, Michigan, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Schoolcraft County, Michigan, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Becker County, Minnesota, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pine County, Minnesota, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Roseau County, Minnesota, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Glacier County, Montana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gallatin County, Montana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Forest County, Wisconsin, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Langlade County, Wisconsin, United States December 31, 2004 Details