Assmann's fritillary - Mellicta britomartis

 

Family: Nymphalidae

Flight Time: May-August

Size: mm

Altitude:300-900m

 

Like Nickerl's fritillary, males usually darker. Very close examination may be necessary.

Top photo courtesy of Mark Ogden taken in Hungary 2006. Right pictured in Slovenia in Aug 2007.


Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

 

Plantago

Woodland edges.

Assmann's fritillary distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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