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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Agraulis vanillae (Gulf fritillary)

 

 

(Gulf fritillary)
Habitat: Uncommon but widespread in Organ Pipe CNM. All records may be fly-ins from south of border.
Food Habits: "nectar, strong flier, gaudy"

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed butterflies
Genus Agraulis
species vanillae

 

 

 

 

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