Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1305644

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: August 06, 2021
Submitted by: rebeccagracey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were about eight of these fritillaries at San Mateo Springs. Some were mating and others were flying about, landing on the ground, in bushes, or on dandelions.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: Rebecca, do you have any photos that show the eyes clearly? I don't think it will change the ID, but I am curious . . .
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Cibola County