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

NYMPHALIDAE

Heliconiinae

Las Descargues, 11 June 2011
Argynnis aglaja Adult

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© Alan Martin

Argynnis aglaja (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dark Green Fritillary
Le Grande Nacré

Wingspan: 48-65mm

A univoltine species flying from June to August, a frequent visitor to Las Descargues and the Causse. A species of floristically-rich meadows, open woodland, woodland margins and heath.

Larvae feed on various species of Viola.

 

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