Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)

In NC, this is mostly a Southern migrant species appearing mid-summer and after (although sporadic records occur starting in early May). It can be very common along the southeastern coast, but it generally becomes uncommon to very rare as you go northward and westward throughout the state.
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
24 Nov 2007

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Nectaring on Lantana
Pender Co., NC
28 August 2004

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Collier Co., FL
23 Dec 2013
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Collier Co., FL
23 Dec 2013

Note the early morning dew covering the under-hindwing of this butterfly (close-up of above photo).


Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
New Hanover Co., NC
27 Aug 2005
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
29 Oct 2006

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
29 Oct 2006
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
29 Oct 2006

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Sandhills Game Lands, Richmond Co., NC
8 Aug 2016

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
San Luis Obispo Co., CA
8 July 2007
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
24 Nov 2007

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Mt. Mitchell State Park, Yancey Co., NC
13 Sep 2008

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Ten Thousand Islands NWR, Collier Co., FL
4 Feb 2015

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Ten Thousand Islands NWR, Collier Co., FL
4 Feb 2015
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Eagle Lakes Park, Collier Co., FL
2 Feb 2016

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Big Cypress, Collier Co., FL
4 Mar 2017
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Big Cypress, Collier Co., FL
4 Mar 2017

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Big Cypress, Collier Co., FL
4 Mar 2017

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Big Cypress, Collier Co., FL
4 Mar 2017

Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
4 Oct 2008
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
4 Oct 2008
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
4 Oct 2008
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Brunswick Co., NC
4 Oct 2008

Nectaring on Blazing Star.


Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Nectaring on Lantana
Pender Co., NC
28 August 2004

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