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Atlantis Fritillary - Speyeria atlantis
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Atlantis Fritillary - Wallace Bay NWA, NS - 2012-07-18
Photo © Phil Schappert
Status in Nova Scotia
Common.

Flight Period
Early June to early September.

Habitat
Fields, meadows, woodland roads.

Larval Foodplants
Violets.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Similar to Great Spangled Fritillary. Also resembles Aphrodite Fritillary, but Atlantis has a solid black border on forewings.

Atlantis Fritillary - Wallace Bay NWA, NS, 2011-07-07
Atlantis Fritillary - Wallace Bay NWA, NS - 2011-07-07
2011-07-07
Photo © Phil Schappert
Atlantis Fritillary - Apple River, NS, 2012-06-25
Atlantis Fritillary - Apple River, NS - 2012-06-25
2012-06-25
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer
Atlantis Fritillary - Apple River, NS, 2013-07-13
Atlantis Fritillary - Apple River, NS - 2013-07-13
2013-07-13
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer