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Speyeria - Speyeria cybele - male

Speyeria - Speyeria cybele - Male
Wilderness State Park, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
July 20, 2007

This is not far from subspecies Krautwurmi on the peninsula to the north, but I don't know if these qualify on this side of the water.

Moved from Great Spangled Fritillary.


Great Spangled
Lacking gray eyes, that leaves either Aphrodite or Great Spangled in the east. I think Great Spangled because the lack of central spot on forewing and also the lighter margins. Kaufman also says Aphrodite doesn't have black lined veins. This seems like it does.

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