Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1099401

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: August 28, 2016
Submitted by: Anne Wills
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot and humid, about 95 degrees, sunny with high cumulus. The butterfly was slowly flitting, low among the grass, near ground level, beside the boardwalk along the edge of the marsh. This is a very weedy, overgrown section of the swamp, near thick trees and vines.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 29, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Cabell County