Appearance: Above, varying shades of orange with black markings. Below, brown or olive disk with tan submarginal band on hindwing. Marginal spots are silvered.
Size: Medium; 1 15/16 to 2 1/2 inches
Habitat: Foothills; mixed conifers, meadows, brushy ravines and hillsides
Season: Late May to early fall; 1 brood
Larval Foodplant: Violets
Did You Know…
Closely related to Zerene Fritillary and sometimes difficult to distinguish. Coronis tends to be larger, but not by much.
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