Argynnis paphia (Silver-washed Fritillary, Kaisermantel, Silberstrich, Tabac d'Espagne)

Argynnis paphia, also called Silver-washed Fritillary or Kaisermantel is a common butterfly from Palaearctic ecozone (Europe). The first description was in 1758 by Linnaeus. With a wingspan of 6.0 – 7.0 cm the Silver-washed Fritillary is a small member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is orange and brown with many black spots. Furthermore the male has some black strips.


Ecozone

The Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia) is from Palaearctic (Europe and Asia), but you can find the whole article at Palaearctic (Europe).

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