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Nokomis Fritillary

Nokomis Fritillary Size and Characteristics

The Nokomis Fritillary (Speyeria nokomis) is a beautiful, medium-sized butterfly found mainly in the lower parts of the western United States. The upperside of male is brownish orange, while the upperside of the female is black.

Its range includes East-central California, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado south through Arizona and New Mexico, and down into Mexico.

Wing spread: 2 1/2" - 3 1/8"

Host Plant: Viola nephrophylla

Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly Photographs

Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly - female, dorsal view
Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly - female, dorsal view

Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly - male, dorsal view
Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly - male, dorsal view

Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly - male, ventral view
Nokomis Fritillary Butterfly - male, ventral view

 

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