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Great Spangled Fritillary

Speyeria cybele

Description:

Fairly large butterfly ranging in size from 2 1/2 to 4 inches. Upperside of the male is tan to orange with black scales on the forewing veins. Females are tawny and are darker than the males. Underside of the hindwing has a wide, pale submarginal band and large silver spots.

Habitat:

Spotted on the edge of a deciduous woodland trail at Pawling Nature Reserve

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 3, 2016
Submitted on Jul 3, 2016

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