Aphrodite Fritillary

Speyeria aphrodite

Genus Speyeria
Subfamily Fritillaries
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Primarily western MA
Abundance Uncommon to fairly common
Flight Period Mid-June to late September
Notes Can be confused with both Great Spangled and Atlantis - be careful
Overwintering Larva
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Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite

Aphrodite Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/27/2000

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Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite

Aphrodite Fritillary

Photo by Tom Murray - 7/5/2002
At Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary, Worcester

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Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite

Aphrodite Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/30/2005
Athol

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Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite

Aphrodite Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 6/29/2007
Tully Dam, Royalston

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Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite

Aphrodite Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 6/29/2007
Tully Dam, Royalston

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