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Aphrodite Fritillary

The Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite) is a mid-sized butterfly that ranges from British Columbia east to Nova Scotia, south in the west to Arizona and New Mexico, and south in the east along the Appalachian Mountains into Georgia.

The coloration of the Aphrodite Fritillary is typically orange with rows of dark dots and chevrons, and yellow-green eyes. It shares some similarities with the Great Spangled Fritillary and the Atlantis Fritillary.

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Wing spread: 2.5" - 3.25"

Host Plant: Various species of Violas

Aphrodite Fritillary Butterfly
Aphrodite Fritillary Butterfly
Photo by and courtesy of Alan Schmierer

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