Argynnis adippe - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NYMPHALIDAE

Heliconiinae

Brengues, 10 June 2010
Argynnis adippe Adult

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© Alan Martin

Argynnis adippe ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

High Brown Fritillary
Le Moyen Nacré

Wingspan: 50-72mm

A univoltine species flying from late May to September. Regularly taken from the Causse limestone pavement and from woodland margins up to 1900m.

The larva feeds on Viola spp.

 

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