Variegated Fritillary

Euptoieta claudia

Genus Euptoieta
Subfamily Fritillaries
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Occurrence   Statewide - migrant
Abundance Variably rare to fairly common; maximum 162
Flight Period May 22 - November 21 (mainly July to September)
Notes Can be found in almost any open situation if it is present in MA
Overwintering (Migrant)
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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Earle Baldwin - 8/4/2002
Quabbin Reservoir

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/12/1999
Burlington

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/4/2000
Woburn Powerlines

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Dave Small - 7/13/1999
Quabbin Reservoir
Mating

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Bill Benner - 10/1/2004
Northampton Community Gardens

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 10/9/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 10/9/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 9/13/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 9/23/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 9/24/2006
Northampton Community Gardens
Ovipositing Female

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 9/2/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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Variegated Fritillary

Photo by Frank Model - 10/6/2007
Northampton Community Gardens

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