Speyeria cybele: Great spangled fritillary butterfly

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The great spangled fritillary [Speyeria Cybele] is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family.

Its wingspan ranges from 62 to 88 mm [2.4 to 3.5 in]. It is characterized by its orange color above with five black dashes near fore wing base and several irregular black dashes at the base of the hind wing.

Photos: Brevard, NC, USA [20150828]

Source: Wikipedia

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