Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1360519

Diana Fritillary
Speyeria diana

Observation date: June 20, 2023
Date notes: Also saw the Diana fritillary yesterday, June 22 about 4:30 pm feeding on my bee balm and zinnias.
Submitted by: Sam_Shepp
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This butterfly was first observed feeding on my native coneflowers. It then moved to the west side in our back yard and fed on other coneflowers and other natives. It was sunny and about 87 degrees, humid. I spotted it yesterday also feeding on the bee balm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: June 24, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oklahoma, Tulsa County