Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1314590

Coronis Fritillary
Speyeria coronis

Observation date: June 18, 2021
Submitted by: glennfine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: ssp. elaine, I think, female, nectaring on spreading dogbane.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 17, 2021
Coordinator notes: I checked your photo against my series of 17 Speyeria callippe elaine and that callippe lacks the orange colored body and hairs present on your butterfly in question...which is more typical of coronis!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Siskiyou County