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Hampshire and
Isle of Wight Branch

Marsh Fritillary - Euphydryas aurinia

Bradley & Fletcher No.: 1610
Agassiz No.: 59.033

The wings of this beautiful butterfly are more brightly patterned than those of other fritillaries. The larvae spin conspicuous webs that can easily be recorded in late summer. The Marsh Fritillary was once widespread in Britain and Ireland but has declined severely over the twentieth century, a decline mirrored throughout Europe. Its populations are highly volatile and the species probably requires extensive habitats or habitat networks for its long term survival.

Post-2000 records
Pre-2000 records

Flight Times

References

More detailed information on this species can be found on the UK Butterflies website.


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