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Meadow Fritillary (Boloria bellona)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Nymphalidae (nim-FAL-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Boloria
Species: bellona

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Princeton, Illinois
Rock Falls, Illinois
Panama, New York
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Branchland, West Virginia

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Member Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive aggscott On May 8, 2008, aggscott from Wilkes Barre, PA
(Zone 6a) wrote:

I have planted Violets in hopes of getting these guys to lay eggs but no takers yet...I see them every year and they love Zinna's I have noticed.

Positive Kathleen On Aug 19, 2008, Kathleen from Panama, NY
(Zone 5a) wrote:

I always see these out in the lane down to the pastures below the house on mayweed and hawksweed. They also spend time back in the old rock quarry on the swamp milkweed.


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