Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1217766

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: July 17, 2019
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed nectaring on probable Golden Draba along the trail.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 01, 2019
Coordinator notes: Aphrodite would be nice, but this is Northwestern. Key marks are the grey eyes (Aphrodite's are brown/tan) and the dorsal FW veins, which are thin/slender black on Aphrodite, but thick/bold black on Northwestern.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County