Gulf Fritillary Butterfly (Agraulis vanillae)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Gulf Fritillary Butterfly (Agraulis vanillae)

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=28

Shown on Florida Native Plant: GIANT IRONWEED (Vernonia gigantea)

Larval host: PURPLE PASSIONFLOWER (Passiflora incarnata) and other Passiflora spp.

mating pair:

https://centralfloridacritteroftheday.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/gulf-fritillary-butterfly-agraulis-vanillae-mating/#comments

gulffritcatMaypopJuly2016

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly caterpillar on larval host Passiflora incarnata

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