Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)

Widespread in the western US at many elevations.
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
17 July 2013

In western Montana, this species shows fairly round silvered spots in the underhindwing and blackened veins with variably wide black spots in the dorsal forewing. When fresh, the dorsal color is a fairly unicolor dark orange. Later in the season, they become lighter and more contrasty.


Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3591
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Cottonwood Lakes, Powell Co., MT
20 July 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3826
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
21 July 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #0322
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Davis Creek below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
3 July 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #0332
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Davis Creek below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
3 July 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3312
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
17 July 2013

Paul Hammond suggests that this could be Speyeria callippe.


Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3262
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
17 July 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3076
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
26 July 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3024
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
26 July 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Seeley Lake, Powell Co., MT
20 July 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3178
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
27 July 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3647
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
4 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3663
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene), female
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
4 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3945
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
10 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3961
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
10 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3993
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
10 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #3977
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, north of Seeley Lake, Missoula Co., MT
10 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #4070
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Woodchuck Creek below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
11 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #4537
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Woodchuck Creek below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
11 Aug 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #4628
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
1 Sep 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #4695
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
1 Sep 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #5063
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 Sep 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
6 Sep 2013

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #4612
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 Sep 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #4878
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Woodchuck Creek, Missoula Co., MT
8 Sep 2014

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
#0800
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
20 July 2015
#0804
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
20 July 2015

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) #9576
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Rattlesnake Rec Area, Missoula Co., MT
9 July 2015

Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene) Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
4 Sep 2013

#8569
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Davis Creek, Missoula Co., MT
1 July 2015

#8612
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Davis Creek, Missoula Co., MT
1 July 2015

#9502
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
1 July 2015


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