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Speyeria aphrodite (Aphrodite Fritillary) is a species of butterflies in the family brush-footed butterflies. They are native to The Nearctic. They visit flowers of flytrap dogbane, boneset, pale agoseris, and dotted blazing star. They are diurnal herbivores. Individuals can grow to 62 mm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on gliding and flight to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Aphrodite Fritillary. View this species on GBIF