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Great Basin Fritillary

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 - dorsal view

Great Basin Fritillary - ventral view
Great Basin Fritillary - ventral view
Photos by and courtesy of Ranger Robb Hannawacker

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