Argynnis paphia (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Nymphalidae)

Forewing Length: 27-37mm; Wingspan: 54-70mm; Proboscis Length: 13mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
(2-3 Weeks) August - June ? June - September
(Earliest: 29.6)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Beech Forest Edge
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous)

Several Violaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Cirsium palustre Nectar

Senecio nemorensis Nectar
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Argynnis paphia
UK Butterflies Silver-washed Fritillary
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Argynnis paphia
Lepiforum: Argynnis paphia


Pictures © 2003, 2014 J.K. Lindsey

Caution

Back to Ecology of Commanster