Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1211842

Edwards' Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii

Observation date: June 24, 2019
Submitted by: WinterSax
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several individuals sited on a trail near a large mountain meadow, feeding on and fluttering between dandelions.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: September 21, 2019
Coordinator notes: This a beautiful fresh female Edwards Fritillary. The Mormon Fritillary is a much smaller fritillary. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Costilla County