Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1145343

Edwards' Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii

Observation date: June 20, 2017
Submitted by: Eric Olson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: This is Edwards' Fritillary. Compare in the photos in Part 2 I sent with Callippe. Particularly note the solid black margin outlining the upper wings. This is quite diagnostic of edwardsii. Mike
Checklist region(s): Boulder County, United States, Colorado