Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1190284

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: July 03, 2018
Submitted by: Bob Patton
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: gathering moisture from the damp ground
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 15, 2018
Coordinator notes: Great Spangled was a good guess, but that species is restricted to farther north in southern Rockies. Cybele has brown eyes, while Northwestern Frit has gray-blue eyes. again, great shots!
Checklist region(s): Cibola County, New Mexico, United States