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Gulf fritillary

Agraulis vanillae, (Linnaeus, 1758)

Description:

The butterfly has orange and white stripes. The forewings have pink and orange with brown, silver and black patterns. The hindwings are brown with many silver spots and three yellow streaks.

Habitat:

Suburban, Fort Worth, Texas. Raised from egg to adult on Blue crown passion flower vine.

Notes:

They are found in regions of Texas and Florida. However, this butterfly’s range can extend from the southern U.S. into parts of Mexico and Central America and sometimes as far as parts of South America. They are also found in Hawaii.

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2 Comments

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a month ago

Thank you!

Hema
Hema a month ago

unique!

Ornithoptera80
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Ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Jul 27, 2020
Submitted on Aug 4, 2020

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