in response to ”What Frittilary?”
Location: Traverse City Michigan
September 4, 2011 5:17 pm
Hi Bugman! The picture if the unknown Frit reminded me of my own unknown frit,later id as an aphrodite. Being new to all this bugstuff I saw the white spots and mistook it for a regal!!LOL!! But because of that experience I probably have the largest collection of birds-foot violets in northern Michigan.
The Aphrodite Fritillary and the Great Spangled Fritillary were our two top choices for the image submitted earlier. Thank you for mentioning that gardeners who want to encourage Fritillaries to reproduce in their yards need to plant violets.