Fritillary

There are several varieties of fritillary. This one is the New England Fritillary. It is a distant cousin of the monarch. Its name comes from the Latin word “fritillus” which means chessboard.  Their larvae only eat violets. Adults enjoy the nectar from a variety of flowers.

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