Great Spangled Fritillary

Speyeria cybele

Genus Speyeria
Subfamily Fritillaries
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Fairly common to common
Flight Period Early June to mid-October
Notes Loves Buddleia in the garden and milkweeds in the wild
Overwintering Larva
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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo by Tom Whelan - 2002

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 6/29/2002
Martin Burns WMA, West Newbury

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/3/2002

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/8/2001

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo by Tom Murray - 6/11/2005
Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Harvard

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/17/2007
Pittsfield

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/6/2007
New Salem

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Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/10/2007
Cummington

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