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Callippe fritillary
Speyeria callipe

Callippe fritillary
Callippe fritillary
Callippe fritillary

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: brown, orange and silver
Larval Foods: violets
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: medium butterfly, orange and brown on top, greenish-gray or buff beneath with silver spots, sits with wings closed, highly variable

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: callipe

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