Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182650

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: August 23, 2018
Submitted by: dbrudin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunning itself on cool morning.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: October 27, 2018
Coordinator notes: The eyes look like they are grayish not brown and the spots on the underside are not silver therefor the ID as the Northwestern Fritillary. It is a very worn male with weaker than usual black markings and less dark basal area on the wings. Aphrodite has brown eyes and silver spots. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Teller County