Attributes of Speyeria coronis

Coronis Fritillary
Speyeria coronis (Behr, 1864)

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Identification: Upperside tawny to orange-brown with black markings. Underside of hindwing with inwardly rounded silver spots in marginal row; other silver spots are elongated.
Wing Span: 2 - 3 3/8 inches (5 - 8.6 cm).
Life History: Males patrol open areas to find females. Females may delay egg-laying until late summer. Eggs are laid singly on litter near violets. First-stage caterpillars overwinter unfed; in the spring they feed on violet leaves.
Flight: One flight from mid-June to September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Violets including Viola nuttallii, V. purpurea, V. douglasii, and V. beckwithii.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Mountain slopes, foothills, prairie valleys, chaparral, sagebrush, forest openings.
Range: Southern Washington east through the Great Basin to central South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Colorado; south through Nevada and California to northwest Baja California Norte.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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June 29, 2013 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States December 18, 2014 Details
August 09, 2014 J_Martineau Crook County, Wyoming, United States December 09, 2014 Details
July 15, 2014 J_Martineau Albany County, Wyoming, United States December 04, 2014 Details
July 08, 2014 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States December 02, 2014 Details
August 18, 2014 bwilliams Missoula County, Montana, United States September 02, 2014 Details
July 05, 2014 padawonsb Lassen County, California, United States August 18, 2014 Details
July 14, 2014 JDreimiller Pierce County, Washington, United States August 10, 2014 Details
June 07, 2014 randimal Kittitas County, Washington, United States August 05, 2014 Details
June 15, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States June 22, 2014 Details
July 18, 2010 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States January 28, 2014 Details
June 16, 2013 J_Martineau Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States December 13, 2013 Details
July 20, 2010 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States November 27, 2013 Details
August 11, 2013 ccrosby98 Park County, Wyoming, United States August 23, 2013 Details
July 04, 2013 kayjon50 Kittitas County, Washington, United States July 12, 2013 Details
July 11, 2009 snowcat Chelan County, Washington, United States May 14, 2013 Details
July 17, 2012 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 17, 1996 legacy.reporter (John B. Vernon) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 23, 1996 legacy.reporter (John B. Vernon) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 17, 1996 legacy.reporter (John B. Vernon) Elko County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
August 09, 1999 legacy.reporter (Robert L. Langston) Eureka County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
June 24, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States October 21, 2012 Details
June 24, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States October 21, 2012 Details
July 08, 2012 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States October 21, 2012 Details
June 24, 2012 nlg1976 Larimer County, Colorado, United States July 21, 2012 Details
July 01, 2011 sair Josephine County, Oregon, United States March 09, 2012 Details
June 02, 2012 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Kern County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
June 20, 2012 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Kern County, California, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 17, 1996 legacy.reporter (John B. Vernon) Elko County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 23, 1996 legacy.reporter (John B. Vernon) Elko County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2012 Details
July 09, 2011 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States December 17, 2011 Details
September 09, 2011 April Larimer County, Colorado, United States September 22, 2011 Details
August 11, 2010 guy_incognito Monterey County, California, United States August 12, 2011 Details
July 03, 1976 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) San Bernardino County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 11, 1972 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Kern County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 19, 1975 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Kern County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 1971 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Santa Cruz County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 18, 1990 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) Santa Cruz County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 10, 2005 legacy.reporter (Stephen Myers) San Bernardino County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 21, 2010 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) San Bernardino County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 07, 2008 legacy.reporter (Ray Collett) Santa Cruz County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 27, 2009 legacy.reporter (John Lane) Sierra County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 28, 2009 legacy.reporter (Rob Santry) Plumas County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
August 24, 2011 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Kern County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 03, 2011 Ken Davenport (Ken Davenport) Tulare County, California, United States May 01, 2011 Details
July 15, 1972 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Elko County, Nevada, United States January 01, 2011 Details
July 16, 2010 legacy.reporter (Paul Opler and EviBuckner-Opler ) Madison County, Montana, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 16, 2010 legacy.reporter (Paul Opler and EviBuckner-Opler ) Madison County, Montana, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 11, 2010 legacy.reporter (Paul Opler and EviBuckner-Opler ) Madison County, Oregon, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 03, 1976 legacy.reporter (Jim Brock) San Bernardino County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 10, 2005 legacy.reporter (Stephen Myers) San Bernardino County, California, United States December 31, 2010 Details