Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1221857

Arctic Fritillary
Boloria chariclea

Observation date: July 31, 2019
Submitted by: junetvee
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring at grassy edge of trail through mixed boreal forest. Trail had water-filled ditches on both sides. This was about 1/4 mile from a patterned fen. Weather was sunny and 75 degrees F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: August 11, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Cook County