The Atlantis Fritillary Butterfly is a small to mid-size
fritillary that is orange in color with dark brown or reddish-brown spots on
the tops of its wings and a mix of dark and white
on the underside. It is found in the northeastern half of Arizona, as well as
the four corners states California and the Pacific northwest. The butterfly
live in mountain meadows in pine and mixed forests.
Many Atlantis Fritillary Butterflies
have blue-gray eyes.
Atlantis Fritillaries can be found flying in early July through
August. Their host plant is the violet.