Meadow Fritillary

Boloria bellona

Genus Boloria
Subfamily Fritillaries
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Meadow Fritillary

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Occurrence   Western half of Massachusetts - resident
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Mainly mid-May to late August
Notes Separate this species from Silver-bordered by the underside wing pattern
Overwintering Larva
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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Barbara Spencer

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model
Near The Housatonic River
Dead Specirmen Found In The Field

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/1/2007
Graves Farm, Williamsburg

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/3/2007
Graves Farm, Williamsburg

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/1/2007
Graves Farm, Williamsburg

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 7/3/2007
Graves Farm, Williamsburg

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Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona

Meadow Fritillary

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 8/26/2004
Plainfield Lake

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