Northwestern Fritillary

Speyeria hesperis
Speyeria hesperis
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Speyeria hesperis, the northwestern fritillary, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in the northwestern United States and western Canada, as far east as Manitoba and the Dakotas. With a wingspan of between 45 - 58 mm, this fritillary is relatively small. It has bright orange uppersides (yellow in females) and thinner black markings than most fritillaries.

Northwestern Fritillary

Speyeria hesperis

Is Northwestern Fritillary harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Nymphalidae
genus: Speyeria

Similar species

- Aphrodite fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite) - Atlantis fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)