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  Sighting 1271352

Edwards' Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii

Observation date: August 24, 2020
Submitted by: pnesterenko
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hazy/smokey sky due to statewide wildfire activity. 85F with no wind or air movement. Specimen not responsive and was able to get to within a few inches for the photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 18, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is Edwards Fritillary.....a female. I think I gave you reason in a previous sighting I reviewed, why you would not have Atlantis at your location? Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, El Paso County