Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)

 Kingsville, ON   2012/08/24

 Aiken, SC  2015/05/14

 Kingsville, ON   2012/08/24 

 Aiken, SC  2015/05/12

Member of Family: Nymphalidae 

Yet another butterfly that occasionally strays into Southern Ontario from the South.  It sometimes ranges quite far North.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit:  The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For more info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada