Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1048742

Edwards' Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii

Observation date: June 13, 2015
Submitted by: monad
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny morning. Light breeze. No rain previous day, but had rained a lot in preceding weeks. Two individuals of this species were fluttering about each other and occasionally touching, possibly attempting to mate.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: June 18, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Dakota, Custer County