Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1172401

Arctic Fritillary
Boloria chariclea

Observation date: July 13, 2018
Submitted by: Christian.Nunes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One of several seen along the Black Mountain Trail. Feeding on purple flowers (Asteracea).
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: Correct ID of the Arctic Fritillary. Still a controversy as to whether the correct species is chariclea or titania. The Kaufman-Brock book adds more confusion using montinus as a species. Mike
Checklist region(s): Moffat County, United States, Colorado