Main: (Nymphalidae / Heliconiinae)
59.020 [B&F: 1606] High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: An endangered Red Data Book species, protected under the UK Wildlife and Countryside Act, and a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan, in woodland clearings, rough grassland and south-facing hillsides; 0-700 m (0-2100 m in Europe) in parts of south-western England, Cumbria and the Malvern Hills; mainland Europe and southern Scandinavia. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight has not been recorded in recent years. Wingspan 60-67 mm. Best distinguished from Dark Green Fritillary by pattern on underside of the hindwing. Larva feeds on Common Dog-violet.

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