Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1313801

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: October 07, 2021
Submitted by: 210_LJH
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This fritillary was seen with others with the normal orange coloration, but this one appeared to have some form of melanistic variation, and seemed larger— maybe a female.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: S. J. Stedman
Verified date: November 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Davidson County