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Fritillaries - Speyeria

Fritillaries - Speyeria
Bath, Steuben County, New York, USA
August 19, 2020
Size: about 2"
I would like help IDing the butterfly on the right. (I know the one on the left is a Great Spangled Fritillary.) The one on the right is smaller than the other one, though it doesn't look it in the photo because its wings are stretched out. The markings on the underside of the hindwing are not Great Spangled, and it does not have the identifying dot on the top wing for an Aphrodite. I'm guessing at an Atlantis.


Frit on the right
appears to be Aphrodite Fritillary. Atlantis has dark margins of both wings which this specimen does not exhibit. Also some Aphrodite frits lack or have only a faint basal dorsal forewing spot.

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