Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1169466

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: July 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jon Kindschy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 10, 2018
Coordinator notes: The Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis subspecies electa in western Colorado). Helps immensely if you can get a photo of the underside on these butterflies - and also sometimes a specific location in addition to the county can be helpful with IDs also. Mike
Checklist region(s): Gunnison County, United States, Colorado