Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae

1600 (ABH59.015) Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria selene, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR07222

Picket Wood, Wilts
Picket Wood, Wilts
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Picket Wood, Wilts
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Picket Wood, Wilts
Picket Wood, Wilts
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Romania, May 2009
Romania, May 2009
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: M: 35-41mm, F: 38-44mm
Foodplant(s): Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana), Marsh Violet (Viola palustris), violets (Viola spp.)
Flying: One generation, mid May-late June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland glades, damp grassland, scrub and open pasture.

Regional Information

Recorded in 7 (2.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 1966

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 May to 09 June

Similar Species
Bernwood Forest, Oxen
Bernwood Forest, Oxen
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Pearl-bordered Fritillary Boloria euphrosyne

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