Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1178554

Mormon Fritillary
Speyeria mormonia

Observation date: June 29, 2018
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: basking and nectaring
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 11, 2018
Coordinator notes: There are two species in your photos Steve. I've confirmed the top and bottom photos (they look like the same one) as the Mormon Fritillary, a female. The one in the middle I am pretty sure is as you suggested, S. atlantis (ssp. sorocko), a male. Mike
Checklist region(s): Ouray County, United States, Colorado