Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1319464

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: August 11, 2019
Submitted by: bonfrey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spent about a half hour at these cone flowers with several butterfly species busily feeding.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: February 08, 2022
Coordinator notes: While I have bought in to the split of Argynnis from Speyeria and elevation of nausicaa to full species, BAMONA has not. This has to go into their system as Speyeria hesperis. but at least there is no argument about subspecies dorothea :^)
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Torrance County