Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1335195

Zerene Fritillary
Speyeria zerene

Observation date: July 23, 2022
Submitted by: Luna-Linuche.76
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This was one of many fritillary butterflies seen feeding on Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum), in a wildflower patch (Yarrow & Sulphur Buckwheat) just off Highway 140 (west of Lakeview, OR, east of Drews Gap). Other butterflies seen there were Sulphurs, Wood-nymphs, & one Hairstreak). Temperature was 85 degrees F. Hot & sunny. Photo by R. Larson.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Lake County