Irish moths and butterflies

Family: Nymphalidae

1608     *     Silver-washed Fritillary     *     Argynnis paphae

Scattered distribution, most frequent in south of Ireland
Wingspan: 70-75mm

Flight time: Mid June-mid September
Habitat: Wooded hedgerows and woodlands

Larval food plant: Common Dog-violet

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork

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