The Great Basin Fritillary (Speyeria egleis) is a medium-sized butterfly. It can be found in the upper western states in the USA.
Its coloration is typically bright orange with dark brown markings.
Wing spread: 1 3/4" - 2 3/8"
Host Plants: Violets
Great Basin Fritillary - dorsal view
Great Basin Fritillary - ventral view
|Photos by and courtesy of Ranger Robb Hannawacker|
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