VARIEGATED FRITILLARY

Euptoieta claudia

Expected to occur throughout both Alabama and Mississippi in a wide variety of habitats.  Upper surface of wings orange and brown with a row of dark submarginal spots and median wavy line on both fore and hindwings.  Pale orange spot rimmed with black on forewing is diagnostic.  Lower surface of wings orange-brown with median and marginal areas of cream.

Adult - ventral

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Adult - dorsal

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Female ovipositing

Eggs

Caterpillar

Chrysalis