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Astarte Fritillary Boloria astarte


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Family: Nymphalidae, Brush-footed Butterflies view all from this family

Description The Astarte Fritillary (Boloria astarte) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found from northwestern North America to northeastern Siberia. It is found as fas south as Montana and Washington.

The wingspan is 1 3/8-1 7/8" (35-48 mm). The butterfly flies from mid-June to mid-August.

The larvae feed on Spotted Saxifrage (Saxifraga bronchialis).

Dimensions 1 3/8-1 7/8" (35-48 mm).

Habitat Alpine & subalpine habitats, Arctic habitats.

Range Western Canada, Alaska, Rocky Mountains.