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Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Agraulis vanillae


Orange/brown butterfly with white markings on wings and body.


Nectaring on thistle in open meadow.


Passion Flower plants (Passiflora incarnata) were growing in the same meadow; this is a hostplant for Gulf Fritillary caterpillars. See

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Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 12 years ago

Very nice portrait.

AbigailParker 12 years ago

Thank you everyone! I love these butterflies too, but only see them when I visit the southern US.

Cammie C. Jeffries
Cammie C. Jeffries 12 years ago

Beautiful! I actually remember seeing one of these in Oklahoma as a child. Great shot!

KarenL 12 years ago

One of my favorite butterflies!

KristinWhiteside 12 years ago


Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 12 years ago

Absolutely beautiful ! and a great photo Abigail

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 5, 2011
Submitted on May 30, 2012

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