Silver-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene tollandensis

Male Emerging

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#4 Butterfly emerging


Butterfly Emerging

Butterfly Emerging

Inflating Wings
climbing up the twig

Inflating Wings
inflating wings

Inflating Wings
inflating wings

Drying Wings
drying Wings

Tip of Abdomen showing Male Claspers
tip of abdomen

PHOTO DETAILS - ©Nicky Davis
LOCATION: Todd Stout located 2 females at a meadow in the town of Charleston, Wasatch County, Utah
GPS: N. 40.28.5968, W. 111.28.2046
Elevation 5427

Life History
Ova: 6-7 days
Larvae - About 22 days. These went through to adult  under 24x7 lighting and the temperature at about 77 degrees.  Normally the larvae hibernate at second and 4th instar. 
Pupae 7 days

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Charleston Meadow

Host Plants
Viola nephrophylla
Viola glabella

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