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Variegated fritillary

Euptoieta claudia


The upperside of the wings is checkered with orange and black. Both the forewing and hindwing have a row of submarginal black spots and black median lines running across the wings. The underside of the forewing is orange with a pale orange spot rimmed in black in the forewing cell. The underside of the hindwing is mottled with browns and grays with a pale postmedian band. There is no silvering. The wingspan measures 1.75–2.25 inches (44–57 mm). (Wikipedia)


Spotted nectaring on milkweed in a wet meadow next to hardwood forest.

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Conway, Arkansas, USA

Lat: 35.07, Long: -92.50

Spotted on Sep 11, 2018
Submitted on Sep 12, 2018

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