Great Spangled Fritillary open at rest, west KY, USA
Great Spangled Fritillary .. undersides of wings
Great Spangled Fritt, on Butterfly Weed flowers. June 2003
Great Spangled Fritillary on a Thistle flower (September 2005)
The caterpillar of the Great Spangled Fritillary, meandering about in our front yard. (April 2004)
A Great Spangled Frit hitching a ride. He rode around on my hand for over 30 minutes that day.
7/10/06 at 3:04 pm.
Fritillary on a Musk Thistle bloom
taken in our back pasture 2007 , feeding on thistle
A real beauty - probably my favorite of all I've seen in my yard. If I have mid-identified as a Great Spangled, please let me know.
July 1, 2006 at 10:43 am EDT
Front, It appears to like this lilium Melon times which grows near my viola
Back of wings
In a pasture near Cassidy Bridge
Our very 1st GSF Butterfly visitor...nectaring on a 'Zowie Yellow Flame' Zinnia bloom in our garden...Lincoln, Nebraska...June 28th, 2009.
Speyeria cybele - Great Spangled Fritillary
Great spangled fritillary, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Charleston, AR.
Beautiful butterfly on Stokes Aster