Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae

07202 Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1608 (ABH59.017)

Studen Kladenets, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 15th June 2013, female
Studen Kladenets, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 15th June 2013, female
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Studen Kladenets, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 15th June 2013, female
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
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Studen Kladenets, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 15th June 2013, female
Studen Kladenets, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 15th June 2013, female
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 27th June 2012, female.
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopi Mtns., 27th June 2012, female.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopis, 16th June 2014, valezina female
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopis, 16th June 2014, valezina female
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopis, 16th June 2014, valezina female
Arda valley, Eastern Rhodopis, 16th June 2014, valezina female
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: M: 69-76mm, F: 73-80mm
Foodplant(s): Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana)
Flying: One generation, mid June-late August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 42 (2.2%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.

Last recorded in July 2014

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 May to 23 July

Similar Species
Arda valley, 17th June 2010
Arda valley, 17th June 2010
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Queen of Spain Fritillary Issoria lathonia


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Spiny
Colours:
Pink, orange, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5