Great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele) on a backpack strap

Image: Great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele) on a backpack strap

Detailed Description

An adult great spangled fritillary butterfly rests on the strap of a backpack left in the sun at a field research station. It may have been attracted to the radiant heat or salts left behind on the strap in human sweat.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3600 x 2400

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Loudoun, VA, US