Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1169979

Mormon Fritillary
Speyeria mormonia

Observation date: July 11, 2018
Submitted by: taogirl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 12, 2018
Coordinator notes: The Aprhrodite Fritillary has brown eyes and you can see that the one in your photo has bluish-gray eyes. Its markings are consistent with the Mormon Fritillary which experienced an exceptionally good flight this year in the higher elevations of western Colorado among other fritillaries including the Aphrodite. Mike
Checklist region(s): Mesa County, United States, Colorado