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Observation notes: Blue/gray eyes. Silver spots edged with black. Not sure how to separate Northwestern from Southwestern.
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 31, 2021
Coordinator notes: thanks for the variety of angles, Bob. This fritillary knows what it is. BAMONA (old fashioned) calls it Northwestern (Speyeria hesperis electa), but I (following latest taxonomic understanding) call it Southwestern (Argynnis nausicaa electa). Please forgive us while we transition awkwardly, erratically toward a new taxonomic reality. It may take years.