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Aphrodite Fritillary Speyeria aphrodite

 

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Aphrodite Fritillary
credit: Dreamdan/CCSA

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Family: Nymphalidae, Brush-footed Butterflies view all from this family



Description The Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite) is a fritillary from North America.

This orange coloured fritillary has rows of dark dots or chevrons at the wing edges and black or brown lines more proximally. The ventral side of the wings are also orange with several rows of white dots. Its wingspan is between 2-2 7/8" (51-73 mm).


Dimensions 2-2 7/8" (51-73 mm).


Habitat Cities, suburbs & towns, Meadows & fields, Grasslands & prairies.


Range Southeast, Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, Plains, Eastern Canada, Western Canada, New England, Rocky Mountains.


 

 

 

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