Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 718917

Edwards' Fritillary
Speyeria edwardsii

Observation date: June 20, 2012
Date notes: In the afternoon was when the butterfly was sighted, although I've seen the same type in the last week or so.
Submitted by: COA1955
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 21, 2012
Coordinator notes: This is the Edwards Fritillary which is widespread in the prairie region of northern Colorado. The Coronis Fritillary is found in the lower mountains of the Front Range west of your location.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Morgan County