Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1339099

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: August 13, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I get lost in the Fritillaries. There's so much variation, when I've seen many that have subtly different markings it's a bit overwhelming.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 13, 2022
Coordinator notes: I feel your pain :^). The gray/blue eyes point to ratonensis again; this is a female, with the paler marginal spots.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County