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Mormon fritillary
Speyeria mormonii

Mormon fritillary
Mormon fritillary
Mormon fritillary

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: orange and black
Larval Foods: violets
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: orange butterfly with showy black and white markings, mostly found at high elevations

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 01 Heliconiinae (fritillaries and longwings)
Genus: Speyeria
Species: mormonii

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