Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1304112

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: July 28, 2021
Submitted by: glennfine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I think this is hesperis nectaring on wild onion. I spent so much time looking at mormonia I ignored the other Speyeria.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 30, 2021
Coordinator notes: The actual name may be Argynnis (replacing Speyeria) irene cottlei. But Pelham is using hesperis still.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Siskiyou County