Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1310896

Diana Fritillary
Speyeria diana

Observation date: September 06, 2021
Submitted by: drerbium
Specimen type: Sighting
Observation notes: Sunny day, near 80F, 4 female Dianas among several Great Spangled
Status: Resident
Verified by: drerbium
Verified date: September 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: Colony declining due to continuous disturbance by man (mowing, herbicides, paving road, cutting trees for electric wires)
Checklist region(s): Montgomery County, Virginia, United States