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

NYMPHALIDAE

Heliconiinae

Las Descargues, 22 July 2010
Brenthis daphne Adult

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© Matthew Gandy

Brenthis daphne ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Marbled Fritillary
Le Nacré de la ronce

Wingspan: 44-54mm

A univoltine species flying from May to mid-August. Recorded from Las Descargues, the woodlands of the plateau and scrubby meadows of the Causse.

The larva feeds on Rubus spp.

 

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