Mountain fritillary - Boloria napaea

 

Family: Nymphalidae

Flight Time: June - August

Size: 34 - 42mm

Altitude: 1500-2500m(Alps)

Has this got a curved mark or not? It isn't quite straight nor is it exactly curved. I guess it is palustris? 

 

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Boloria pales

Viola species.

Viola species

Alpine meadow

Mountain fritillary distribution.

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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