Great Spangled Fritillary on lantana

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    This showy fritillary visited at suppertime the other night. She may have been the biggest Great spangled frit I've ever seen - a good 5-6" across with her wings spread wide. Definitely bigger than the few that visit in Spring. These are much more common in late summer & fall as they expand southward to us. We're at the southern-most edge of their range or below it - but I have seen them breed here. Much more common north of us in the mountains, while I've never seen one at our nature center about 15 miles south of us.

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