Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1256730

Callippe Fritillary
Speyeria callippe

Observation date: June 24, 2020
Submitted by: cevmendo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A number of these collecting on Eriogonum in an opening in the forest. I have studied these until I am cross-eyed and I am still not certain: S. zerene or S. callipe liliana.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: I might have said zerene but the hindwing disk and markings say callippe-Ken Davenport That is one fritillary not in my collection...it might be lilliana-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County