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Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegesia)

Compare to Variegated Fritillary, Gulf Fritillary, Mexican Silverspot


Mexican Fritillary
(hindwing not as heavily marked as the similar Variegated Fritillary)

Penitas, Hidalgo Co, Tx
December 20, 2006 (G Quintanilla)


 

Mexican Fritillary (underside)

National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., Tx
October 29, 2004 (B Bouton)


 

Mexican Fritillary

La Grulla, Starr Co., TX
October 16, 2004 (G Quintanilla)


 

Mexican Fritillary (underside)

La Grulla, Starr Co., TX
October 16, 2004 (G Quintanilla)

Mexican Fritillary (underside)
(note white longitudinal stripes edged with black and head spines clubbed at tip) eating blue passion vine

National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co., Tx
June 3, 2007 (G Quintanilla)


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