Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1336998

Arctic Fritillary
Boloria chariclea

Observation date: August 01, 2022
Submitted by: Bookbird17
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: August 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: This is the Arctic Fritillary, one of the lesser fritillaries and most common in the mountains...much smaller than the Mormon and does not have silvered spots on the underside of the hindwings. Getting late in the season for it below timberline...it is a worn male. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Park County