Some articles on larval food:
... The larval food source for the regal fritillary and all members of the genus Speyeria are violets (Viola spp.) (Selby 2007) ... For example, the bird’s-foot violet and the prairie violet tend to be the preferred larval food source for the regal in the Midwest and Great Plains regions (Selby 2007) ... summer flight time can be as important as the presence of larval food plants in determining whether an area can support populations of butterfly species (Selb ...
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