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Queen of Spain Fritillary

Issoria lathonia


The underside of this species sports remarkable reflective patches - "pearls" a queen may wear. The large underside "pearls" are distinctive. The highly concave forewing margin and angled hindwing are distinctive, visible in flight to the trained eye.


Hot dry places, often amongst cultivation. Spotted near Stavropotamos (Kastoria, Greece)

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Spotted on Dec 27, 2015
Submitted on Dec 29, 2015

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