Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1048250

Mexican Fritillary
Euptoieta hegesia

Observation date: June 13, 2015
Submitted by: Lindsay Archimbaud
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly sunny, wind sw 6 mph, 102*F, humidity 13%.
Status: Nonresident
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: June 15, 2015
Coordinator notes: Extremely unusual sighting for Maricopa Co. One has to wonder whether this individual arrived here by flying or by being transported on nursery stock at an earlier life stage.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Maricopa County