Common Name: Gulf Fritillary Butterfly
Scientific Name: Agraulis vanilliae
Other Names: Longwing Butterfly
Size / Span:2.5 inches to 3.1 inches (65mm to 80mm)
General Identifiers: orange, speckled, spotted, brown, black, silver, white
Territorial Claims (North America)
Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Louisiana; Mississippi; Texas; Mexico
*Note that the list above is a general indicator of territories inhabited by the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly. Insects go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes and / or mating habits. If we've missed a territory where you've encountered this insect please let us know at butterflyidentification at gmail.com.