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Saving butterflies, moths and our environment

Nymphalidae - Heliconiinae and Nymphalinae 2 (Melitaeini only) families
(Fritillaries)

This page includes all the pictures of Fritillaries photographed in Europe and shown on the original sightings page

Note: Photographs are accepted as being correctly identified by the named photographer and this website accepts no responsibility for misidentification. It is noted that some species can be found in Great Britain but are included as the photograph was taken in another European country. No details of distribution or status will be given.

Links to species on this page . . .
Bog Fritillary (Proclossiana eunomia)
Titania's Fritillary (Clossiana titania)
Weaver's Fritillary (Boloria dia)
Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)
Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)
Cardinal (Argynnis pandora)
High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe)
Niobe Fritillary (Arygynnis niobe)
Marbled Fritillary (Brenthis daphne)
Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)
Glanville Fritillary (Melitaea cinxia)
Freyer's Fritillary (Belitaea arduinna)
Knapweed Fritillary (Melitaea phoebe)
Aetherie's Fritillary (Melitaea aetherie)
Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma)
False Heath Fritillary (Melitaea diamina)
Provencal Fritillary (Melitaea deione)
Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)
Cynthia's Fritillary (Euphydryas cynthia)
Photo Library Index



Species Name

Scientific Name

Bog Fritillary

proclossiana eunomia

Bog Fritillary 2001 - Clive Burrow


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows




Species Name

Scientific Name

Titania's Fritillary

clossiana titania

Titanias Fritillary 2005 - Clive Burrows


French Alps
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

59.0151 BF1602 - Weaver's Fritillary

Boloria dia

Weavers Fritillary 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Lantosque, Alpes Maritime
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Weavers Fritillary 2005 - Clive Burrows

Weavers Fritillary 2002 - Roger Gibbons


Northern Spain
© photo: Clive Burrows
Signes
Southern France
© photo: Roger Gibbons



Species Name

Scientific Name

59.016 BF1603 - Queen of Spain Fritillary

Issoria lathonia

Queen of Spain 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Col de Vars, Alpes de Haute Provence
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Queen of Spain 2001 - Toby Austin

Queen of Spain 2006 - Roger Gibbons


Spain
© photo: Toby Austin
Col de Vars, Alpes de Haute Provence
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons



Species Name

Scientific Name

59.017 BF1608 - Silver-washed Fritillary

Argynnis paphia

Silver-washed Fritillary 2004 - Clive Burrows


Slovakia
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Cardinal

Argynnis pandora

Cardinal 2001 - Clive Burrows

Cardinal 2006 - Roger Gibbons


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows
Bargemon, Var
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons



Species Name

Scientific Name

59.020 BF1606 - High Brown Fritillary

Argynnis adippe

High Brown Fritillary 2006 - Roger Gibbons

High Brown Fritillary 2004 - French Alps

Lans-en-Vercors, Isere
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

French Alps
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Niobe Fritillary

Argynnis niobe

Niobe Fritillary form eris2007 - Roger Gibbons

form eris
Southern France
© photo: Roger Gibbons



Species Name

Scientific Name

Marbled Fritillary

brenthis daphne

Marbled Fritillary 2004 - Clive Burrows


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows




Species Name

Scientific Name

59.033 BF1610 - Marsh Fritillary

Euphydryas aurinia

Marsh Fritillary provincialis 2004 - Clive Burrows

Marsh Fritillary 2005 - Clive Burrows

provincialis
Maritime Alps
France
© photo: Clive Burrows

Northern Spain
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

59.034 BF1612 - Glanville Fritillary

Melitaea cinxia

Glanville Fritillary 2004 - Clive Burrows

Maritime Alps
France
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Freyer's Fritillary

melitaea arduinna

Freyers Fritillary 2005 - Clive Burrows


Greece
© photo: Clive Burrows




Species Name

Scientific Name

Knapweed Fritillary

Melitaea phoebe

Knapweed Fritillary 2006 - Roger Gibbons

Les Arcs, Var
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Knapweed Fritillary 2004 - Clive Burrows

Knapweed Fritillary 2006 - Roger Gibbons


Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows
Signes, Var
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons



Species Name

Scientific Name

Aetherie's Fritillary

Melitaea aetherie

Aetherie Fritillary 2003 - Clive Burrows

Andalucia
Southern Spain
© photo: Clive Burrows




Species Name

Scientific Name

59.035 BF1611 - Spotted Fritillary

Melitaea didyma

Spotted Fritillary 2001 -Toby Austin

Spotted Fritillary 2005 - Clive Burrows

Tuscany
Italy
© photo: Toby Austin
Maritime Alps
France© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

False Heath Fritillary

Melitaea diamina

False Heath Fritillary 2006 - Roger Gibbons

False Heath Fritillary 2002 - Clive Burrows

Vercors National Park, Isere
France
© photo: Roger Gibbons

Spanish Pyrenees
© photo: Clive Burrows



Species Name

Scientific Name

Provencal Fritillary

Melitaea deione

Provencal Fritillary 2005 - Clive Burrows


Northern Spain
© photo: Clive Burrows




Species Name

Scientific Name

59.036 BF1613 - Heath Fritillary

Melitaea athalia

Heath Fritillary 2004 - Clive Burrows

Heath Fritillary 2002 - Bob Hasra

Maritime Alps
France
© photo: Clive Burrows

Bulgaria
© photo: Bob Hasra



Species Name

Scientific Name

Cynthia's Fritillary

Euphydryas cynthia

Cynthias Fritillary 2003 - Clive Burrows

Maritime Alps
France
© photo: Clive Burrows





Bog Fritillary (Proclossiana eunomia)
Titania's Fritillary (Clossiana titania)
Weaver's Fritillary (Boloria dia)
Queen of Spain Fritillary (Issoria lathonia)
Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia)
Cardinal (Argynnis pandora)
High Brown Fritillary (Argynnis adippe)
Niobe Fritillary (Arygynnis niobe)
Marbled Fritillary (Brenthis daphne)
Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)
Glanville Fritillary (Melitaea cinxia)
Freyer's Fritillary (Belitaea arduinna)
Knapweed Fritillary (Melitaea phoebe)
Aetherie's Fritillary (Melitaea aetherie)
Spotted Fritillary (Melitaea didyma)
False Heath Fritillary (Melitaea diamina)
Provencal Fritillary (Melitaea deione)
Heath Fritillary (Melitaea athalia)
Cynthia's Fritillary (Euphydryas cynthia)
Photo Library Index



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