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Diana Fritillary - Speyeria diana - male

Diana Fritillary - Speyeria diana - Male
Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA
June 7, 2011
I have seen several males on dogbane but never the dark blue females.

males tend to appear a month or two
before females, you may see them mostly about August and even into September. I don't think they wander quite as much as males either, staying closer to host plants.