Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae

1608 (ABH59.017) Silver-washed Fritillary Argynnis paphia, (Linnaeus, 1758)

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 Photo © Val Perrin
Silver-washed Fritillary
 Photo © Val Perrin
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Val Perrin
New Forest
New Forest
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 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: Local

Habitat

Broadleaved woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 57 (21.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 13 September

Similar Species
 Photo © Eddie John
Queen of Spain Fritillary Issoria lathonia

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