Euptoieta claudia

Variegated Fritillary


by Matt Rowlings

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Tucson south, AZ, April 2015

Field notes and information

ARIZONA April 2015: We only found this in one place, just south of Tucson in open country. They were very hard to approach, even when resting in the relative cool early morning.

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Tucson south, AZ, April 2015

Open country with sparse bushes and characteristic Ocotillo and Yucca plants.