Twin spot fritillary - Brenthis hecate

Family: Nymphalidae

Flight Time: May-July

Size: mm

Altitude:25-1500m

The double line of spots gives the species its name and makes it readily identifiable.

Pictured in Bulgaria by Mark Ogden

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

 

Filipendula ulmaria

Flowery meadows

Twin spot fritillary distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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