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Species Speyeria zerene - Zerene Fritillary - Hodges#4456

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Heliconiinae (Heliconians and Fritillaries)
Tribe Argynnini (Fritillaries)
Genus Speyeria (Greater Fritillaries)
Species zerene (Zerene Fritillary - Hodges#4456)
Hodges Number
4456
Range
Northwestern US.
Food
Caterpillars eat leaves of several species of Violets (Viola)
Remarks
The subspecies S. z. behrensii, S. z. myrtleae and S. z. hippolyta are listed as endangered by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
See Also
Speyeria coronis