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What butterfly is this?

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What butterfly is this?

Postby Wade » Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:40 pm

Live in Baltimore, MD and saw this butterfly near our pond (see attached pic). Looks like a fritillary, but not quite like most I see in the yard. Would appreciate hearing from someone who can identify it for me. Attached pic taken this morning.
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Can you identify for me?
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Re: What butterfly is this?

Postby Wade » Sun Aug 22, 2010 4:18 pm

Think I've answered my own question. Picture of "varigated fritillary" at:
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/spec ... 4*Maryland
looks like more strikingly colored version of the pic I posted.
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