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Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly


Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly
The Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is distinguished from the Aphrodite and Atlantis Fritillaries by a wide light submarginal band on the hindwing. It starts flying before dawn and returns to rest in mid-afternoon.

Similar Species

* Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite)
* Atlantis Fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)
* Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis)

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