Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1308931

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: July 19, 2021
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: common here today, males and females; throughout the area, all day long; nectaring, basking; 2 or 3 courtships also noted.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 24, 2021
Coordinator notes: note tan/amber/brown eyes; latest genomic DNA article suggests this should be Argynnis nausicaa capitanensis rather than Speyeria hesperis capitanensis
Checklist region(s): Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States