Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1336637

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: July 30, 2022
Date notes: Warm and mostly sunny
Submitted by: falco1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly flying and difficult to photograph. Not sure of ID
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 01, 2022
Coordinator notes: This is irene...so if this fits your upperside photos, they are irene unless they are different individuals. I was collecting cottlei which is an irene in Shasta and Siskiyou Counties in late June and early July earlier this year.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, El Dorado County