Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1102951

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: September 17, 2016
Submitted by: Anne Wills
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Partly cloudy, low 90's. The butterfly was working on a large thistle plant beside a gravel road bordered by an untrimmed, weedy edge, and mixed hardwood forest. Nearby were mixed grasses, wingstem, ironweed, poison ivy, honeysuckle vines, oak, maple, beech, virginia pine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 18, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Mason County