Brushfoots: Aphrodite Fritillary Speyeria aphrodite
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 2.5" - 3.25"|
|Habitat:||Fields, barrens, wet meadows, open woods|
|Flight Period:||Late June to mid-September|
|Larval Host Plant:||Violets|
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The submarginal cream colored band of the Aphrodite Fritillary is much narrower than the Great Spangled Fritillary. The reddish color also extends beyond the silver spots.
Notice the amber eye color. It is quite different from the Atlantis Fritillary whose eye color is a bluish gray.