Species Page: Argynnis coronis (Argynnis coronis)

Coronis Fritillary

Argynnis coronis (Behr, 1864)

Family: Nymphalidae

Status: Locally common resident

NENHP Rank: S3, Tier 2

Range: The Coronis Fritillary is found from western portions of Nebraska and South Dakota west to coastal Washington, Oregon and California. In Nebraska it is restricted to the Panhandle region.

Larval Hostplant(s): Violets (Viola sp.).

Broods/Flight Times: There is one flight. Nebraska records are from 28 June – 30 July.

Overwintering: As newly hatched larvae.

Habitat: It has been found primarily in Pine Ridge habitats

Avg. Wingspan: 2 – 3 3/8 inches

Found at: Gilbert-Baker & Ponderosa SWMAs, Wildcat Hills SRA, I-80 East Sidney Rest Area, Panorama Point (Kimball Co.)

Similar Species: Callippe, Edwards, Aphrodite and Zerene Fritillaries.


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