Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1280306

Edwards' Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii

Observation date: June 01, 2020
Submitted by: COA1955
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hi Mike! Early sighting in a garden full of native Violets, Larkspurs and more. Was thinking Edwards' except the ventral forewing pattern appears different to me. These frits and blues are hard for me to ID. Speaking of which I did see a little Pygmy during the Summer, so so tiny. :)
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: November 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: That is Edwards Frit Char....a nice newly emerged male taking advantage of your very nice garden in bloom! Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Morgan County