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Queen of Spain Fritillary

Issoria lathonia

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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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