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Indian Fritillary, female

Argynnis hyperbius


male is very common. japanese name means Black tipped leopard. shoulder to the wing-tip: 38-45mm. ドクチョウ亜科 Heliconiinae. ヒョウモンチョウ族 Argynnini. japanese name: ツマグロヒョウモン.


food plant: violets. I usually find them on top of a mountain.

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Stanislav Greš
Stanislav Greš 6 years ago

very nice picture

rams4d 6 years ago

Nice picture

pamsai 6 years ago

gorgeous butterfly, gorgeous photo!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Poor little thing..I hope she could live her entire cycle, in spite of the weather

HarumKoh 6 years ago

thank you CindyBinghamKeiser! in fact I feel sad when I see this photo. it was a November butterfly, windy day, wind blow the butterfly and the butterfly turned and opened wings to sun and next wind and turned and opened ... seemed to get warm.

Gorgeous butterfly! Nice shot, HarumKoh.

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神戸市 (Kobe), 近畿 (Kinki Region), Japan

Spotted on Nov 3, 2012
Submitted on Aug 13, 2013

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