Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1165267

Regal Fritillary
Speyeria idalia

Observation date: June 24, 2018
Submitted by: ursgeiser
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The individual shown in the photo was licking minerals on a gravel road (along with other butterflies of different species). Ca. 1/2 hour earlier I saw several individuals of the same species in prairie grass 1 mile east within the same property, but was unable to obtain a photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 26, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Lee County, United States, Illinois