Regal Fritillary Speyeria idalia (Drury, 1773)Extirpated  -  G3 (Globally rare/local)

Status:

The Regal Fritillary has been extirpated in Maryland since the early 1990's when the last population at Fair Hills NRMA in Cecil County disappeared. All the populations of Regal Fritillary in the Mid-Atlantic region have disappeared except for a small population in southwestern Virginia and a managed population at Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania.

Where to find:

Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania (restricted access)

Relationships:

Host plants include various species of violet including Bird's-foot Violet.

There are 26 records in the project database.

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A Regal Fritillary at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania (7/6/2012). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

A Regal Fritillary at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania (7/6/2012). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)


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