Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1222900

Zerene Fritillary
Speyeria zerene

Observation date: August 04, 2019
Submitted by: gp
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny afternoon with a light breeze. Butterfly spent a great deal of time on the pearly everlasting flower. Unknown fritillary is VERY orange. The ventral view has white flares near black rectangles. Dorsal view shows large black areas on the forewings. Dorsal view of forewing and hingwings are bordered with two faint black lines.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 06, 2019
Coordinator notes: It looks like zerene but could be something else. I'll go with zerene because of the thick forewing veins-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Lane County