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Silver-washed Fritillary

Aggynnis paphia


The silver-washed fritillary (Argynnis paphia) is a common and variable butterfly found over much of the Palaearctic ecozone – Algeria, Europe, temperate Asia and Japan. It belongs to the family nymphalinae, sub-family Heliconiinae.


Its preferred habitat is thin, sunny, deciduous woodland, especially oaks, but it has been known to live in coniferous woodland.

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Кабардино-Балкария, Russian Federation

Lat: 43.27, Long: 42.64

Spotted on Aug 12, 2018
Submitted on Sep 1, 2018

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